Abe is a 12-year-old boy from Brooklyn who cooks to unite his half Israeli and half Palestinian family, but everything goes wrong.


Fernando Grostein Andrade (story), Lameece Issaq (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Noah Schnapp ... Abe
Seu Jorge ... Chico
Dagmara Dominczyk ... Rebecca
Arian Moayed ... Amir
Mark Margolis ... Benjamin
Tom Mardirosian ... Salim
Salem Murphy ... Aida
Daniel Oreskes Daniel Oreskes ... Ari
Gero Camilo Gero Camilo ... Mandioca
Victor Mendes Victor Mendes ... Cadu
Ildi Silva Ildi Silva ... Claudia
Devin Henry ... Adam Gold
Steve Routman ... Mike Gold
Josh Elliott Pickel ... Ronnie
Alexander Hodge ... Chef Roy Wang


"Abe" is a 12-year-old half Israeli and half Palestinian kid from Brooklyn driven by his passion for food, who has never had a dinner without a family fight. Abe escapes from a stupid summer cooking camp and is mentored by the Afro Brazilian Chef "Chico", who specializes in serving fusion food at pop up food fairs. One side of the family prefers to call him "Avraham" (in Hebrew), the other side "Ibrahim" (in Arab), while his agnostic atheist parents call him "Abraham", in English. But he prefers Abe, just Abe.

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You can't choose your family.


Comedy | Drama


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Tom Mardirosian and Mark Margolis who are Palestinian and Israeli adversaries in this film were both prisoners together in HBO's OZ. See more »


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6 May 2020 | by ariqakbarSee all my reviews

Good stories, really pack. the conflict that they choose to tell in this beautiful different background feels to heavy for this kind of movie theme but surprisingly was execute really well. i surprise this one take so fast. for my opinion if you go a little long enough the story could be more strong.

good act from all of the actor, its broke me to see ben scene when he try to comfort the families. make me miss my old man. good act from noah schnapp.

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17 April 2020 (USA) See more »

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