|Running Time||95 MIN|
|Directors||Yoav Paz,Doron Paz|
|Cast||Hani Furstenberg,Ishai Golan,Brynie Furstenberg|
|Themes||Families and Family Secrets,
Women - Front and Center
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A fresh and stylish update of the ancient Jewish legend of the Golem. In this post-modern, post-feminist version, a young woman in 18th Century rural Lithuania defies patriarchal authority to study the mystical arts of the Kabbalah. In the face of a plague and the Jewish male leaders’ failure to take action against ensuing pogroms, she attempts to protect her community by conjuring up a supernatural creature, which is more dangerous than she bargained for. Drawing on historical, contemporary and religious themes, the film is imbued with rich symbolism and period detail.