For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
3.0
7 Ratings

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.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
Lies My Father Told Me Directed by Ján Kadár

Awards & Festivals

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