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Menashe

Friday, October 6 - Thursday, October 19, 2017

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Set within the New York Hasidic community in Borough Park, Brooklyn, Menashe follows a kind but hapless grocery store clerk trying to maintain custody of his son Rieven after his wife, Lea, passes away. Since they live in a tradition-bound culture that requires a mother present in every home, Rieven is supposed to be adopted by the boy’s strict, married uncle, but Menashe’s Rabbi decides to grant him one week to spend with Rieven prior to Lea’s memorial. Their time together creates an emotional moment of father/son bonding as well as offers Menashe a final chance to prove to his skeptical community that he can be a capable parent. — A24

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Directed By
Joshua Z Weinstein

Starring
Menashe Lustig
Yoel Falkowitz
Ruben Niborski
Meyer Schwartz
Yoel Weisshaus

Running Time
82 minutes

MPAA Rating
Not Rated

Distributed By
A24

Country of Origin
USA

Language
In English and Yiddish with English subtitles

Release Year
2017