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Eyes Wide Open (Einaym Pkuhot) (2009)

Eyes Wide Open
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Zohar Shtrauss Zohar Shtrauss
Aaron Fleischman
Ran Danker Ran Danker
Tinkerbell Tinkerbell
Rivka Fleischman
Tzahi Grad Tzahi Grad
Rabbi Vaisben
Isaac Sharry Isaac Sharry
Avi Grainik Avi Grainik
Israel Fischer
Eva Zrihen-Attali Eva Zrihen-Attali
Haim Zanati Haim Zanati
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Description: Homosexuality in the Orthodox community is the subject of a very dark and disturbing Israeli film, Eyes Wide Open (Einaym Pkuhot) which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Aaron Fleishman (Zohar Shtrauss) is a father of 4 who takes over the family kosher butcher shop following the death of his father. Aarons observant world is turned upside down with the arrival of a young Yeshiva student Ezri (Ran Danker). When Aaron and Ezri begin spending time together, Aaron is quickly ostracized within the Orthodox community. Confronted by Rabbi Vaisben (Tzahi Grad), Aaron declares he was dead before meeting Ezri. We see h ... (more)
Release date: 2 September 2009
Tags: Drama (5), Jewish (5), Religion (4), Israel (4), Cannes (3), Homosexuality (3), Student (3), Judaism (3), Jerusalem (3), Gay (3), 2009 (3), Israeli (3), Lgbt (2), Butcher (2), Hebrew (2), City (1), Sort (1), 2000s (1), Forbidden Love (1), Brilliant (1)
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" A married, Orthodox, Jerusalem butcher and Jewish father of four falls in love with his handsome, 22-year-old male apprentice, triggering the suspicions of his wife and the disapproval of his Orthodox community. "

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