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    • Carly
    • 29.12.09 | 03:36 (IST)

    I think I was the only person in the whole cinema (an artsy inner-Sydney cinema, not in a Jewish area) who had any idea of what was going on in this film! A totally different world, far removed from Sydney and vastly different to the nominally Orthodox (but very secular) Jewish community in which I grew up here (there was not even a Conservative shul in Sydney until very recently). Sure I understood the Hebrew and Jewish references but the film didn't really resonate and everone else was perplexed.

    from the article: Analysis / The Coen brothers just don't get Jews
    First published 10:46 23.10.09 | Last updated 11:38 23.10.09
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