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Abe (2019)

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

Writers:

Fernando Grostein Andrade (story), Lameece Issaq (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dagmara Dominczyk ... Rebecca
Mark Margolis ... Benjamin
Noah Schnapp ... Abe
Alexander Hodge ... Roy Wang
Seu Jorge ... Chico
Arian Moayed ... Amir
Tom Mardirosian ... Salim
Daniel Oreskes Daniel Oreskes ... Ari
Teddy Coluca ... Donny The Thief
Larry Gevirtz Larry Gevirtz ... Bar Mitzvah Guest
Josh Elliott Pickel ... Ronnie
Debargo Sanyal ... Instructor
Assibey Blake ... Market Worker
Steve Routman ... Mike Gold
Gero Camilo Gero Camilo ... Mandioca
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Storyline

"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.

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Family

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Details

Country:

USA | Brazil

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 January 2019 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Gullane, Spray Filmes See more »
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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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