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LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME

Directed by Ján Kadár
Canada, 1975
Drama

Synopsis

Growing up in a ghetto is tough on David, an 8-year-old Orthodox Jewish boy. His only real friend is his grandfather, who places great value on tradition. But David’s father is anxious to assimilate, creating constant tension in the household.

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Synopsis

Growing up in a ghetto is tough on David, an 8-year-old Orthodox Jewish boy. His only real friend is his grandfather, who places great value on tradition. But David’s father is anxious to assimilate, creating constant tension in the household.

Lies My Father Told MeDirected byJán Kadár

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1976 | Nominee: Best Writing, Original Screenplay
National Board of Review
1975 | Winner: Top Ten Films
Golden Globes (USA)
1976 | Winner: Best Foreign Film
1976 | Nominee: Best Acting Debut in a Motion Picture - Male

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