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Directed by Karel Kachyna
Czech Republic, 1999


Hanele grows up just after the First World War in a little Ruthenian schtetl which, in true Hassidic fashion, awaits the arrival of the Messiah. Tempted by Zionist speeches, she moves to the city against her parents’ wishes, and falls in love with a man who has renounced Judaism.

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Hanele Directed by Karel Kachyna

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