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My Father My Lord (Hofshat Kaits)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:July 11, 2008
Running time:72 minutes
Cast:Nitsam Bar, Assi Dayan, Ilan Griff, Sharon Hacohen, Michal Rubin
Director:David Volach
Writer:David Volach
Distributor:Kino International

Description: "My Father My Lord" is an intimate and deeply disturbing story of the conflict between a father's love and his deep devotion to religion. A respected Orthodox Rabbi dotes on his only son but his religious strictures leave an emotional gap between the impish child and the stern father. When the father's all-consuming obsession with observing religious ritual inadvertently leads to tragedy, his previously subservient wife rages against both her husband and God. A dramatic retelling of the story of Abraham and Isaac with a devastating twist!

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