For Mature Audiences Only: Simon Konianski
Director: Micha Wald
Country: Belgium/France/Canada | 2009 | Feature
Duration: 97 min.
Language: French with English subtitles
After being dumped by his shiksa girlfriend, 35-year-old Simon returns home to live with his ailing father Ernest. They, along with Simon's siblings and son, drive each other crazy in this quirky multi-generational comedy. Like all good Jewish families, they bicker about finding Simon a nice Jewish girl, finding Simon a good job, and grandpa's war stories. Funny, crass, surreal, and shocking, Belgian director Micha Wald has crafted a distinctly Jewish take and a modern variation on the classic generational comedy theme, emphasizing differences in Jewish attitudes to the past and expectations for the future.
This screening is free to all seniors age 65 and up.
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress St.
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|