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Film Info
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Programs:Special Presentations
Jewish Interest
Comedy Drama
Dark Comedy
Voice Category:Laugh Out Loud
Release Year:2016
Runtime:118 min
Print Source:Sony Pictures Classics
Director:Joseph Cedar
Producer:Oren Moverman
Gideon Tadmor
Eyal Rimmon
David Mandil
Miranda Bailey
Lawrence Inglee
Cinematographer:Yaron Scharf
Screenwriter:Joseph Cedar
Editor:Brian A. Kates
Composer:Jun Miyake
Principal Cast:Richard Gere
Lior Ashkenazi
Michael Sheen
Steve Buscemi
Charlotte Gainsbourg
Dan Stevens
Hank Azaria
Harris Yulin
Filmography:Time of Favor ('00)
Campfire ('04)
Beaufort ('07)
Footnote ('11)


Norman Oppenheimer is a fixer and a schemer, a man seeking connections who is able to ingratiate himself almost instantly with anyone. If he determines you’re worth knowing, he’ll introduce you to someone else powerful, and maybe someday you’ll do him a favor. Now in his 60s, a lifetime of fixing has left him without any meaningful income, not to mention much of anything to be proud of. But when one of his contacts surprisingly becomes the Prime Minister of Israel, suddenly Norman has an actual contact that could bring him some money, some power, and maybe even some respect. Norman’s brief and modest rise gives way to a sudden and excruciating fall when his blundering ways put him in the cross-hairs of the Israeli justice system. Joseph Cedar’s brilliant and dark comedy features a stunning performance by Richard Gere, who has been called “fascinating onscreen from beginning to end.” - Hollywood Reporter

Director’s Biography

Joseph Cedar: Joseph Cedar studied philosophy and the history of theatre at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and cinema studies at New York University. He is the director of Time of Favor ('00), Campfire ('04), Beaufort ('07), and Footnote ('11), which won Best Screenplay at Cannes and was nominated for the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

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