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Jewcy Reviews: ‘To Dust’

Today on Jewcy: A look at an unexpectedly funny take on the Jewish mourning process.

by
Abe Fried-Tanzer
April 24, 2018

The Hasidic population is portrayed occasionally in film and television, usually as a way of demonstrating extremism, or exploring how someone is grappling with breaking the fundamental rules of observant Judaism. It’s not too common to find a self-described “dark buddy comedy” where one buddy is a Hasidic cantor and the other is Matthew Broderick, but that’s exactly what one film showing at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival features.

Abe Fried-Tanzer, a Jewcy contributor, writes about film at www.movieswithabe.com.

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