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LITTLE JERUSALEM

by Karin Albou

synopsis

The Paris suburbs, a neighbourhood of Sarcelles known as "Little Jerusalem" because a large number of Jews have settled there. Laura is 18. She is torn between her religious upbringing and her studies in philosophy, a subject that fascinates her and offers her a different view of the world. While her sister Mathilde tries to breathe new life into her marriage, Laura experiences the first stirrings of love. This confrontation with desire will upset all their certainties.

original title: La petite Jèrusalem
country: France
sales agent: Pyramide International
year: 2005
genre: fiction
directed by: Karin Albou
film run: 94'
screenplay: Karin Albou
cast: Fanny Valette, Elsa Zylberstein, Bruno Todeschini, Hedi Tillette de Clermont-Tonnerre, Sonia Tahar, Michaël Cohen, Aurore Clément
cinematography by: Laurent Brunet
film editing: Christiane Lack
art director: Nicolas de Boiscuillé
costumes designer: Tania Shébado-Cohen
music: Cyril Morin
producer: Laurent Lavolé, Isabelle Pragier
production: Gloria Films Production, F Comme Film
distributor: Océan Films
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