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Ivan & Abraham

Moi Ivan, toi Abraham

Directed by Yolande Zauberman
France, Belarus, 1993


In 1930s Poland, it was traditional for some Christian boys to live for a time with Jewish families in order to learn a trade from Jewish craftsmen. For this reason, Ivan has gone to live on a large estate with Abraham and his family, has learned Yiddish, and has become Abraham’s best friend.

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Ivan & Abraham Directed by Yolande Zauberman

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1993 | Winner: Award of the Youth (French Film)

Moscow International Film Festival

1993 | Winner: Golden St. George

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