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Footnote (Hearat Shulayim)
Eliezer, is a stubborn purist who fears the establishment and has never been recognized for his work. Meanwhile his son, Uriel, is an up-and-coming star in the field, who appears to feed on accolades, endlessly seeking recognition. Then one day, the tables turn. When Eliezer learns that he is to be awarded the Israel Prize, the most valuable honor for scholarship in the country, his vanity and desperate need for validation are exposed. His son, Uriel, is thrilled to see his father's achievements finally recognized but, in a darkly funny twist, is forced to choose between the advancement of his own career and his father's. Will he sabotage his father's glory? Rated PG for thematic elements, brief nudity, language and smoking.
Cast: Albert Iluz, Lior Ashkenazi, Yuval Scharf, Shlomo Bar-Aba, Alma Zack
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Directed by: Joseph Cedar
Written by: Joseph Cedar
Running time: 1hr 43min
Opens: Feb 24, 2012 NY/LA
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