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This tender drama set within Brooklyn’s ultra-orthodox Jewish community is performed entirely in Yiddish.

Deep in the heart of New York's notoriously secretive Hasidic Jewish community, Menashe, a good-hearted but somewhat hapless grocery store clerk, struggles against tradition to keep custody of his only son after his wife passes away.

Menashe offers an intriguing look at a culture whose unfamiliarity to many viewers will be rendered irrelevant by the story’s universally affecting themes.

Event Information

Running Time: 1hr 22mins

BBFC Advice: U

Director(s): Joshua Z. Weinstein

Country of Origin: USA

Year of release:

Language(s): In Yiddish with English subtitles

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