La Petite Jérusalem Poster

Release Date: 2005

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
Laura (Fanny Valette), a young philosophy student, lives with her immigrant family in a Jewish enclave in Paris, and is beginning to question the strict dictates of her religion. She feels bad for her sister Mathilde (Elsa Zylberstein), who is married to a philanderer and believes Judaism compels her to stay with him. When Laura meets an attractive Muslim named Djamel (Hedi Tillette de Clermont-Tonnerre), her sexual desire erodes her commitment to her faith even more.

Cast: Fanny Valette, Elsa Zylberstein, Bruno Todeschini, Hedi Tillette de Clermont-Tonnerre, Sonia Tahar, Michaël Cohen, Aurore Clément, François Marthouret

Director: Karin Albou

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Canal+, Film Par Film, Gloria Films

Keywords: School, Forbidden love, Emotional, France, Sister, Brooding, Growing up, 2000s, Transformation

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