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Everything Is Illuminated (2005)  link to Everything Is Illuminated on IMDb  

Number: 86

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Country: USA, 106 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Russian

Genre(s): Comedy, Drama

Director(s): Liev Schreiber

Cast: Eugene Hutz, Elijah Wood, Jonathan Safran Foer, Jana Hrabetova, Stephen Samudovsky

Medium: Unknown,

Plot Outline: A young Jewish American flies to the Ukraine in search of his grandfather's past. He has a photograph and the name of a village. He hires the Odessa Heritage Tours, made up of a gruff old man and his English-speaking grandson. The three, plus grandfather's deranged dog, travel in an old car from Odessa into Ukraine's heart. Jonathan, the American, is a collector, putting things he finds into small plastic bags, so he will remember. Alex, the interpreter, is an archetypal wild and crazy guy. Alex asks the old man, "Was there anti-Semitism in the Ukraine before the war?" Will they find the village? The past illuminates everything.

Location: 088

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: Unknown