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The Last of Grandpa's Magic

Israel, 1986 (MIFF 1987)

Director: Shemi Zarchin

Ten year old Micky's grandfather has died. While his family mourns, he defies traditional lewish mourning customs by going to see a movie. Later, he faces the consequences of his actions.

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