Directed by Leonid Gorovets
Also known as "Damskij
Portnoj" Two families are
housed together as they await the deportation of Kiev's Jews in September
of 1941, just prior to the Germans' execution of 96,000 Jews at Babi Yar.
As their final hours approach, patriarch Isaac and his family share the
most somber of moments and intimate of feelings with their new housemates.
A deeply affecting portrayal of the Holocaust on a very human scale.
With Innokenti Smoktunovsky and Tatyana Vasilyeva.
Russian with English subtitles. 92 minutes.