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Cutting the Cord

Miriam Fux, a Yiddish singer in Europe and the star of the nostalgic “Mr. Chibotero” series of commercials from the 1980s, sets out on a journey to investigate her mother’s past. Miriam, the daughter of Holocaust survivors, finds out that her mother’s Holocaust story is a lie and that her sister was not born in a concentration camp, like her mother had told her, but rather as a result of her mother’s secret love affair with a German man.

Festivals and Awards:

Nominated for the Golden Link Award for Best Co-Production of the Year by the European Broadcasting Organization, 2005

Director: Danny Syrkin

Producer: Dana Eden, Solveigh Hardt, Paul Pauwels

Production Company: dana production

Cinematographer: Michel Van Laer

Editor: Ido Bahat

Original Soundtrack: Robi Lakatos

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Reshet TV, MDR, VRT, RTBF

Co-Production: L.E. Vision

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: רוחות רפאים

Miriam Fux, a Yiddish singer in Europe and the star of the nostalgic “Mr. Chibotero” series of commercials from the 1980s, sets out on a journey to investigate her mother’s past. Miriam, the daughter of Holocaust survivors, finds out that her mother’s Holocaust story is a lie and that her sister was not born in a concentration camp, like her mother had told her, but rather as a result of her mother’s secret love affair with a German man.

Festivals and Awards:

Nominated for the Golden Link Award for Best Co-Production of the Year by the European Broadcasting Organization, 2005

 

Director: Danny Syrkin

Producer: Dana Eden, Solveigh Hardt, Paul Pauwels

Production Company: dana production

Cinematographer: Michel Van Laer

Editor: Ido Bahat

Original Soundtrack: Robi Lakatos

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Reshet TV, MDR, VRT, RTBF

Co-Production: L.E. Vision

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: רוחות רפאים

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