Rue Mandar

When their beloved Polish immigrant mother passes away, sisters Emma (Kiberlain) and Rosemonde (Devos), and their brother, Charles (Berry), are obliged to deal with the personal and physical aftereffects, which include the cozy, old fashioned flat where she lived on the movie’s titular street (located in the heart of Paris’ chic 2nd arrondissement).

95 minutes
Idit Cebula
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Shown at

  1. 12th Annual JCC Rockland International Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  2. 13th Annual Jewish Omaha Film Festival - 2014
  3. 17th CAJE Miami Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  4. 20th Annual East Bay Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  5. 22nd Toronto Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  6. 24th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  7. 25th Annual Orange County International Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  8. Edmonton Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  9. New York Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  10. Sonoma County Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  11. Westchester Jewish Film Festival - 2015

1 Response

  1. jewishfilmfests says:

    Rue Mandar (SFJFF Review) by Bernard Boo
    “Family dramedies tend to veer into schematic territory in the hands of uninspired directors, but Idit Cebula’s (Deux Vies…Plus Une) Rue Mandar largely evades the trap due to an excellent cast and some crackling (sometimes overly verbose) writing. The film is hilariously caustic, with just the right touch of sentimentality, and thankfully avoids the overly saccharine, quirky cuteness that is so unappealing in countless American “family reunion” films like this. Cebula lets her characters get their hands (and mouths) dirty, which almost always makes a story more interesting.”

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