For the Sins

1916, small Jewish town in Lesser Poland during the Great War. Leon Anton, a young Jew and AustroHungarian officer gets killed at the front, leaving pregnant Estera, rabbi’s daughter. The girl runs away from home, abandoning newborn baby and leaves for America. After many years she comes back totry to find her daughter. „Za grzechy” is a first Polish movie in Yiddish after regaining independence, with scenography by Jankiel Adler, renowned painter and graphic artist, member of avant-garde artist collective Jung Jidysz.

Original title:
Al khet
Year:
1936
Length:
90 minutes
Country:
Director:
Aleksander Marten
Genre:

Shown at

  1. Warsaw Jewish Film Festival - 2017

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