Footnote (2011)

Director
Joseph Cedar

Main cast
Shlomo Bar-Aba; Lior Ashkenazi; Aliza Rosen; Yuval Scharf

Genres
Drama, Comedy

Description
The story of a great rivalry between a father and son, both eccentric professors in the Talmud department of Hebrew University in Jerusalem. The son has an addictive dependency on the embrace and accolades that the establishment provides, while his father is a stubborn purist with a fear and profound revulsion for what the establishment stands for, yet beneath his contempt lies a desperate thirst for some kind of recognition. The Israel Prize, Israel's most prestigious national award, is the jewel that brings these two to a final, bitter confrontation.


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