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The Matchmaker

Release Date: August 17th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
In 1968 a teenage boy starts working for a Holocaust survivor who acts as a matchmaker, and both of their lives change forever.

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Genres: Drama

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critic reviews( 3 )
  • This is a sweet, bittersweet comedy, well-executed if perhaps a little heavy on anecdotage. You know who might have made it in the old days? I kept thinking of Woody Allen. You don't know what you want. Woody knows what you want. show more

  • How does a filmmaker tell a Holocaust story that hasn't been told before? The Matchmaker does it by weaving fable with realism, coming-of-age innocence with adult grief, and guilt with romanticism. show more

  • The film ultimately fails to treat history as anything but a string of melodramatic reference points for moody characters haplessly trying to find love. show more

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