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31st Toronto Jewish Film Festival June 1 - 11, 2023



Screening Information

Ontario Premiere
June 16 – June 26
TJFF Virtual Cinema

Film Details

Country Israel
Year 2021
Running Time 54 MIN
Language Hebrew
Subtitles English
Director Adi Arbel

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A first-rate exploration of the life and work of one of Israel’s most acclaimed authors, David Grossman. His work has been translated into 45 languages and earned many awards, including the International Booker Prize. Filmmaker Adi Arbel delivers an intimate and moving portrait of the writer, exploring the connections between his novels and his personal life. In a candid interview, he talks about the tragic death of his son and the impact it had on his work. We are taken on a journey that explores his struggle to balance the solitary nature of writing with the demands of family life.

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