About the film
faith religion judaism drug trade sexual repression hasidic judaism
Release Date: September 20, 2003
|Slogan||:||«You can reach ecstasy through prayer... or you can buy it on the street»|
|Producers||:||Kátia Mesel, Adam Vardy, Diego F. Ramírez, Danna Feintuch|
|Writers||:||Adam Vardy, Heshey Schnitzler|
Mendy is a young Brookyln Hasid who leaves the strict rules of his insular and repressive community to join his childhood friend, Yankel, who is living securlary in Manhattan. Mendy's struggle to integrate his faith and traditions with the modern world are influenced by his growing friendship with Bianca, Yankel's free spirited Brazilian roommate.