The Zigzag Kid


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The Zigzag Kid
Vincent Bal, 2012
The Netherlands/Belgium | Dutch, English & French with English subtitles | 95 minutes

Aboard a train to visit his boring uncle, soon-to-be bar mitzah boy Amnon “Nono” Feierberg’s journey suddenly becomes a mystery-solving challenge. The son of a workaholic police detective, Nono embarks on a mission to learn about his deceased mother, Zohara, escaping to the South of France with a twinkly-eyed jewel thief, encountering celebrated performer Lola, and spiraling his father into panic. The film features an enchanting performance by Isabella Rossellini as a chanteuse. Based on the acclaimed novel by David Grossman. Recommended for ages 11 and up. A Menemsha Films release.

Series: New York Jewish Film Festival 2014

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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