Holy Rollers at the Mandel JCC's Leonard Krieger Cleveland Jewish FilmFest
USA, 2010, 89 minutes, English
Director: Kevin Asch
Inspired by actual events, Oscar-nominated actor Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network) plays Sam Gold, a young, disillusioned Brooklyn Hasid. When a neighbor senses Sam's vulnerability, he recruits Sam to transport "medicine" from Amsterdam. As Sam begins to spiral deeper into the dark world of drugs, he is lost between a life as a smuggler and his deep-rooted connection to Judaism and his family.
Official selection, 2010 Sundance Film Festival.
Sponsor: Erica Hartman-Horvitz & Richard Horvitz
Rated R for drug and brief sexual content
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