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1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
Daniel (Ash Newman), a bored and arrogant London teen, lacks direction in his life. At his grandmother's (Hadassah Ungar Diamant) request, Daniel embarks on a quest for the grave of a close relative, who disappeared during the pogroms of World War II. During his odyssey, Daniel reconnects with his Jewish heritage.

Cast: Ash Newman , Hadassah Ungar Diamant , Arturo Brachetti , Cyrielle Claire , István Szabó , Geraldine de Bastion , Ferrante Ferranti , Gordana Grubjsesic

Director: Caroline Roboh

Genres: Drama

Shem (2004)

Release Date: May 26th, 2006|1 hr. 33 min.

critic reviews (5)
fan reviews ( )
  • 38
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    A muddle of good intentions and bad direction, this amateurish road movie follows a young Brit across Europe as he reconnects with his Jewish roots. show more

  • 50
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    A bizarre hybrid between Euro erotic thriller and a parable of Jewish awakening. show more

  • 25
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    As a narrative, Shem, directed by Caroline Roboh, is a pointless hodgepodge, with a finale that will leave viewers scratching their heads. show more

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