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The Descent

Israel, 2010 (MIFF 2010, Fiction)

Director: Shai Miedzinski

On a journey to find materials for their son's tombstone, a family's repressed feeling of loss come to the surface.

D/S Shai Miedzinski P Shai Miedzinski, Amir Armel L Hebrew w/English subtitles TD HDCAM/2010

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