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Shem

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:May 26, 2006
Running time:93 minutes
Cast:Ash Newman, Geraldine de Bastion, Hadassah Hungar Diamant, Cyrielle Claire, Ferrante Ferranti
Director:Caroline Roboh
Writer:Caroline Roboh
Distributor:HP Releasing

Description: Daniel, an arrogant and restless young Londoner, is bored with his meaningless life. When he seeks sympathy from his old Jewish grandmother, she sends him on a mission to Europe to find the grave of her father who disappeared during the Second World War. Following his great grandfather's trail, Daniel's journey leads him to Paris, Berlin, Prague, Budapest and Sofia, finally having to flee to Rome. As he passes from one intense experience to the next, he is caught up in the turmoil of change taking place in the former communist countries and in the process discovering his Jewish roots, which had previously never mattered to him. What started as an excuse simply to travel and have fun soon becomes an obsessive quest and a journey of personal discovery.

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