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Number: 114

poster Left Luggage

IMDb Rating:
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7.4/10 (2715 votes)

Country: Netherlands, 100 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Hebrew, Yiddish

Genre(s): Drama

Director(s): Jeroen Krabbé

Storyline:
While escaping from Nazis during the WWII, a Jewish man dug suitcases full of things dear to his heart in the ground two. The war deprived him of his family, and afterwards he endlessly turns over the soil of Antwerp to find the suitcases, which makes him look obsessed. He keeps checking old maps and keeps digging, trying to find, in fact, those he lost. His daughter Chaya is a beautiful modern girl looking for a part-time job. She finds a place as a nanny in the strictly observant Chassidic family with many children, although her secular manners clearly fly in the face of many commandments. One of the reasons she is accepted is that mother of the family is absolutely overburdened by the household, so she stays despite the resistance of the father, normally - an indisputable authority in the family. She develops a special bond with the youngest of the boys, four-year old Simcha, so far incapable of speaking. She teaches him while walking in the park, and it seems that during the ...

Cast:

photo Laura Fraser Laura Fraser Chaya Silberschmidt
photo Adam Monty Adam Monty
photo Isabella Rossellini Isabella Rossellini Mrs. Kalman
photo Jeroen Krabbé Jeroen Krabbé
photo Topol Topol

Medium: Unknown,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.66:1