Tag: jew

The Merchant of Venice (2004) 7

The Merchant of Venice (2004)

Storyline:Venice, 1596. Melancholy Antonio loves the youthful Bassanio, so when Bassanio asks for 3000 ducats, Antonio says yes before knowing it's to sue for the hand of Portia. His capital tied up in merchant ships ...

Night and Fog (1956) 8.6

Night and Fog (1956)

Storyline:One of the most vivid depictions of the horrors of Nazi Concentration Camps. Filmed in 1955 at several concentration camps in Poland, the film combines new color and black and white footage with black and wh...

Are All Men Pedophiles? (2013) 6

Are All Men Pedophiles? (2013)

Storyline:For the first time in history the tables have turned on men. In the past "Witch-Hunt" was associated with women but now it is associated with men. In an effort to protect our children society has started to ...

Dangerous Moves (1984) 6.8

Dangerous Moves (1984)

Storyline:Two masters of chess duel each other not only in their game but also in their different ideologies. The veteran Akiva is a Soviet Jew and ferocious Communist, master of his game but also dealing with a decli...

The Keep (1983) 5.8

The Keep (1983)

Storyline:Nazis are sent to guard an old, mysterious fortress in a Romanian pass. One of them mistakenly releases an unknown force trapped within the walls. A mysterious stranger senses this from his home in Greece an...

En dag i oktober (1991) 6.4

En dag i oktober (1991)

Storyline:This story, based on fact, is about the movement of Danish Jews out of Denmark to neutral Sweden in the 1940's. It focuses on a single family and tells of their involvement with the underground and of their ...

Closeness (2017) 6.6

Closeness (2017)

Storyline:1998, Nalchik. A Jewish family is in trouble: the youngest son and his bride do not come home, and in the morning, a ransom note arrives. The ransom is so high that the family is forced not only to sell its ...

The Vigil (2019) 5.7

The Vigil (2019)

Storyline:In the Hasidic community of Boro Park, Brooklyn, a despondent young man, short on both faith and funds, reluctantly agrees to assume the responsibility of an overnight shimmer and fulfill the Jewish practice...

Soldier of Orange (1977) 7.7

Soldier of Orange (1977)

Storyline:This film depicts World War II through the eyes of several Dutch students. It follows them through the beginning of the war, the Nazi occupation and the liberation. Written by Mark Logan <...

A Price Above Rubies (1998) 6.5

A Price Above Rubies (1998)

Storyline:This movie is about a young woman who is married to a devout Jew and the problems that trouble their marriage because of her wanting something more out of her life. Written by DougUser Review...

Fortini/Cani (1976) 6.5

Fortini/Cani (1976)

Storyline:The film is a sort of presentation of Franco Fortini's book 'I Cani del Sinai'. Fortini, an Italian Jew, reads excerpts from the book about his alienation from Judaism and from the social relations around hi...

The Angel Levine (1970) 5.9

The Angel Levine (1970)

Storyline:Morris Mishkin is a elderly religious Jew in New York. His wife Fanny is very ill. He's a tailor, but he can't work because his back has given out. He doesn't even have enough money for Fanny's medicine. Fin...

Manon (1949) 6.9

Manon (1949)

Storyline:An adaptation of Abbe Prevost's classic French novel 'Manon Lescaut', updated to post-World War II France, in which a former French Resistance activist rescues Manon from villagers who want to lynch her for ...

The Last Metro (1980) 7.4

The Last Metro (1980)

Storyline:Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew and was compelled to leave the country. His wife Marion, an actress, directs the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive with a new play, and hires Bernard Gr...

The Hiding Place (1975) 7.5

The Hiding Place (1975)

Storyline:Corrie and Betsie ten Boom are middle-aged sisters working in their father's watchmaker shop in pre-World War II Holland. Their uneventful lives are disrupted with the coming of the Nazis. Suspected of hidin...

Joseph (TV Mini-Series 1995) 7.6

Joseph (TV Mini-Series 1995)

Storyline:The story begins in Egypt, in the marketplace of Avaris where Joseph is sold as a slave to Potiphar, the Pharaoh's Chief Steward. Joseph, the favored son of the patriarch Jacob, was given into captivity by h...

The Sound of the Spirit (2012) 7.1

The Sound of the Spirit (2012)

Storyline:Beautiful, precocious Rivka is a 12-year-old Jewish girl who believes in Jesus. She and her father attend a Messianic Jewish congregation in their community. But when her father suddenly dies, Rivka's life c...

"The Plot Against America" Part 3 (TV Episode 2020) 8.2

"The Plot Against America" Part 3 (TV Episode 2020)

Storyline:[HBO] HD. 'Part 3.' The family endures a trip to D.C., despite Bess' desire to visit Canada, where many frightened Jewish families are moving.User Reviews:

"The Plot Against America" Part 2 (TV Episode 2020) 7.7

"The Plot Against America" Part 2 (TV Episode 2020)

Storyline:Lindbergh's increasingly popular campaign captures some in the Levin family, as well as Bengelsdorf; Alvin must decide between serving a local real estate magnate or not doing so.User Reviews:

Ida (2013) 7.4

Ida (2013)

Storyline:Poland, 1962. Anna, an orphan brought up by nuns in the convent, is a novice. She has to see Wanda, the only living relative, before she takes her vows. Wanda tells Anna about her Jewish roots. Both women st...

Nowhere in Africa (2001) 7.3

Nowhere in Africa (2001)

Storyline:A Jewish woman named Jettel Redlich flees Nazi Germany with her daughter Regina, to join her husband, Walter, on a farm in Kenya. At first, Jettel refuses to adjust to her new circumstances, bringing with he...

Private Parts (1997) 6.7

Private Parts (1997)

Storyline:The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.User Reviews:

Hannah Arendt (2012) 7.2

Hannah Arendt (2012)

Storyline:HANNAH ARENDT is a portrait of the genius that shook the world with her discovery of “the banality of evil.” After she attends the Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s trial in Jerusalem, Arendt dares to write about the Ho...

The Pacifist (1970) 5.8

The Pacifist (1970)

Storyline:A journalist is preparing a story on extremist youth and falls in love with a young radical who fears being killed by his companions when he is unable to commit a political assassination.User Reviews: After ...