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Silent as a Fish

Muet comme une carpe

Directed by Boris Lehman
Belgium, Germany, 1987
Documentary, Short


From pond to plate, we are shown the journey and destiny of one carp among many. This particular carp will be eaten stuffed during a family meal. Carp stuffed ‘in the Polish fashion’, also called in yiddish ‘Gefilte Fish’ is a traditional dish eaten by Ashkenazi Jews.

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Silent as a Fish Directed by Boris Lehman

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