Ladies’ Tailor / Damiskiy Portnoy

This powerful Holocaust feature film takes place in Kiev, Russia, on September 29, 1941. Chronicling the last twenty-four hours in the lives of a Jewish tailor (renowned Soviet actor Innokenty Smoktunovsky) and his family just prior to their deportation and execution at Babi Yar. Director Leonid Gorovets uses the human drama of his characters to raise complex and terrifying questions about the fate of the Jews under Nazi and Soviet tyranny.

Original title:
Damiskiy Portnoy
Year:
1990
Length:
92 minutes
Country:
Director:
Leonid Gorovets
Genre:

Shown at

  1. Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival - 2014

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