Paris Reunion

The youngest of three siblings returns from Israel to attend her mother’s funeral and settle the estate that includes the family apartment they all shared at one time.


Rue Mandar directed by Idit Cebula (France) 2012 reveals the ongoing personal turmoil, insecurities, and marital conflicts typical of any family. It includes dramatic scenes that are at times comical and challenging. Included is a Shabbat dinner that erupts into a display of dysfunctional behavior.

The film screens again at Cinearts in Palo Alto Saturday 3 August 2013, the California Theater in Berkeley Wednesday 7 August 2013, and the Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael Saturday 10 August 2013 during the final weeks of San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 33.

copyright © 2013 by N. A. Diaman, all rights reserved

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