Eyes wide open [videorecording]

Contributor(s): Ṭabakman, Haim, 1975- | Strauss, Zohar | Danker, RanMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: [New York?] : First Run Features, 2010 Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inOther title: Einayim PetukhothGenre/Form: Feature films. | Foreign films -- Israel.Summary: Aaron, a butcher and devout family man in Jerusalem's ultraorthodox Jewish community, has his quiet life interrupted when Erzi, a handsome, young Yeshiva student, happens on his shop. Intrigued by the young man, Aaron offers Erzi a job and becomes his friend and mentor. The two grow closer, and soon other feelings surface. As their forbidden sexual desire grows, Aaron begins to neglect his business and his family. When Aaron and Ezri begin spending time together, Aaron is quickly ostracized within the Orthodox community. But guilt, torment, and pressure from the community lead him to make a radical decision.
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Originally released in France at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival as "Tu n'aimeras point."

Includes interview with director, Haim Tabakman.

Aaron, a butcher and devout family man in Jerusalem's ultraorthodox Jewish community, has his quiet life interrupted when Erzi, a handsome, young Yeshiva student, happens on his shop. Intrigued by the young man, Aaron offers Erzi a job and becomes his friend and mentor. The two grow closer, and soon other feelings surface. As their forbidden sexual desire grows, Aaron begins to neglect his business and his family. When Aaron and Ezri begin spending time together, Aaron is quickly ostracized within the Orthodox community. But guilt, torment, and pressure from the community lead him to make a radical decision.

Unrated.

DVD.

Hebrew dialogue; English subtitles.

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