The discovery of the terminal illness of one of the members of a world-renowned string quartet, will undermine the lives of the four; revealing a string of frustrations and tensions. A Late Quartet presents a dramatic narrative in an understated cinematic style.
Allen stars as a comedy writer in New York's bourgeois, intellectual milieu, who gets involved in a series of complicated relationships - with ex-wives, current lovers and friends. Another one of Allen's early bittersweets, with NYC shot gracefully and nostalgically in B&W.
Eilis, an Irish immigrant, lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly finds a promise for a new life. When she visits her homeland, her sense of belonging envelops her. Now, she will have to choose between these two worlds.
For four generations, the Russ family has operated a thriving Lower East Side lox and herring emporium. Founded in 1914, Russ and Daughters has become synonymous with the New York Jewish experience. The documentary before us traces the history of this renowned establishment.
Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer
Dir.: Joseph Cedar
| 118 minutes
Norman Oppenheimer was a small time operator until he befriended a young Israeli politician. When the politician becomes an influential world leader, Norman’s life dramatically changes. Joseph Cedar’s new film is a touching drama-comedy.