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Against a background of holocaust memories, a liberal Jewish girl becomes the nanny to a retarded strict Jewish young boy, and grows fond of him.
1998 | 2 wins including: Blue Angel
1998 | Special Mention
1998 | Nominee: Best Foreign Independent Film - English Language
Laura Fraser's tone may get on your nerves, but she is stunning to watch and provides a liberating viewpoint to an otherwise repressive family. A welcome insight into 1970's Antwerp amidst the Orthodox Jews.
Sometimes you have to bury your deads, let the past bygone and look forward to future. Always searching for roots is not healthy and indeed it usually leads to a too conservative frame of mind.
The recognizable story of growing up Jewish in the 60's, with the dark shadow of the Holocaust always there, looming over you.