Snow in August Movie Review 2001

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In the summer of 1947, young Michael Devlin's (Tambakis) friendship with immigrant Czech Rabbi Hirsch (Rea) brings on the wrath of the local Irish street gang. Michael witnesses the beating of a Jewish shopkeeper, loses his friends, and decides to turn to an ancient Jewish text to summon the protection of a Golem. Based on the novel by Pete Hamill.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 104 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Period Piece: 1940s, Judaism, Childhood Visions
Richard Friedenberg
Peter Tambakis, Stephen Rea, Lolita (David) Davidovich
Richard Friedenberg

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