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Footnote (Hearat Shulayim)

Rating:PG (for thematic elements, brief nudity, language and smoking)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:February 24, 2012
Running time:103 minutes
Cast:Lior Ashkenazi, Alma Zack, Albert Iluz, Shlomo Bar-Aba, Yuval Scharf
Director:Joseph Cedar
Writer:Joseph Cedar
Distributor:Sony Pictures Classics

Web Site: http://www.sonyclassics.com/footnote/

Description: Eliezer, is a stubborn purist who fears the establishment and has never been recognized for his work. Meanwhile his son, Uriel, is an up-and-coming star in the field, who appears to feed on accolades, endlessly seeking recognition. Then one day, the tables turn. When Eliezer learns that he is to be awarded the Israel Prize, the most valuable honor for scholarship in the country, his vanity and desperate need for validation are exposed. His son, Uriel, is thrilled to see his father's achievements finally recognized but, in a darkly funny twist, is forced to choose between the advancement of his own career and his father's. Will he sabotage his father's glory?

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