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Liev Schreiber and Everything Is Illuminated
IFC Center
Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020 7:30 PM
General Admission
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Admission Adult - $16.00
Admission Child - $13.00
Admission Senior - $13.00

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Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan, X-Men Origins: Wolverine) made his ambitious and impressive directorial debut by adapting Jonathan Safran Foer’s highly acclaimed novel Everything Is Illuminatedwhich tells the story of a Jewish-American traveler, Jonathan Foer, who goes to Ukraine searching for a woman who saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Praising the film’s deft blend of comedy and tragedy in Time Out New York, Joshua Rothkopf called it “unbelievably assured....Compared with its antic setup, the second half is an emotional gut punch, as Wood nears the town of Trachimbrod and the horrifying truth at the end of his quest (which also, coincidentally, involves a ring)...EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED will knock you out."

 

Screening as part of the series Actors Direct, hosted by David Schwartz.



Film Details
Country:USA
Year:2005
Director:Liev Schreiber
Writer:Jonathan Safran Foer (novel)
Liev Schreiber (screenplay)
Editor:Andrew Marcus
Craig McKay
Cinematographer:Matthew Libatique
Cast:Elijah Wood
Eugene Hutz
Boris Leskin
Laryssa Lauret
Accessibility:Assistive Listening
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