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Release Date: September 20, 2003

Year    :   2003
Slogan    :   «You can reach ecstasy through prayer... or you can buy it on the street»
Genres    :   Drama
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Director    :   Adam Vardy
Producers    :   Kátia Mesel, Adam Vardy, Diego F. Ramírez, Danna Feintuch
Writers    :   Adam Vardy, Heshey Schnitzler
RunTime    :   91 mins.

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.

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