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Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open

Original Title: Einaym Pkuhot
Directors: Haim Tabakman
Germany / Israel
Hebrew, Yiddish with subtitles
91 minutes min
New Directors Competition

Jerusalem's ultra-Orthodox community offers the comfort of belonging, but the conformity can be suffocating. Aaron, a devoted husband and father, is well respected in this world. Then he meets Ezri, a charismatic 22-year-old, who quickly steals Aaron's heart. Soon he's choosing this taboo love over his family. Guilt, torment, and pressure from the community will lead him to make a radical decision…

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Haim Tabakman