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Wolkenbruch’s Wondrous Journey into the Arms of a Shiksa

Wolkenbruchs wunderliche Reise in die Arme einer Schickse

Directed by Michael Steiner
Switzerland, 2018
Comedy, Drama


Young orthodox Jew Mordechai Wolkenbruch, called Motti, has a serious problem: All the women, whom his mame introduces to him as potential wives, look just like her. Whereas Laura, his fellow student, does not at all – but unfortunately she is a schikse:

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Wolkenbruch’s Wondrous Journey into the Arms of a Shiksa Directed by Michael Steiner

Awards & Festivals

Swiss Film Award

2019 | 4 nominations including: Best Fiction Film

2019 | Winner: Best Actor

Critics reviews

Basman actually more closely resembles the movie’s screenwriter, comedic novelist Thomas Meyer (here adapting his own best seller), but the spirit of an earlier, more lighthearted Allen prevails in director Michael Steiner’s several nods to Annie Hall.
October 09, 2018
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