"The film is worth praising for what it is and admiring for what it’s not — there’s no sappiness or false emotion, and none of the clichéd, quirky misfits who populate so many commercial comedies," writes Ken Jaworowski in the Times on Joshua Z. Weinstein's movie "Menashe".
Read the review here.
Jaworowski is right, the movie isn't bitter, but also never coquettish. Weinstein is not into pleasing, and he is not afraid of uncomfortable silences either.
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