One man's mission to follow his dream is comically halted in its tracks at the request of his dear, but difficult, aged Jewish mother who is hell-bent on seeing her warring dysfunctional grown up grandchildren together one last time before she dies.
Release Year: 2010
Rating: 5.2/10 (124 voted)
Stars: Rhona Mitra, Timothy Spall, James Callis
An up-tight lawyer, Lenny Rubins, (
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Care Home Doctor
Young Gran Rubin
One BIG happy family…. crisis!!!!!
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Release Date: 21 October 2011
Filming Locations: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Very Funny If You've Ever Experienced Sibling Rivalry!
A very funny film from Yoav Factor – though roughly enjoyable all round
family entertainment, that anyone with siblings and ageing parents can
identify with. Honour Blackman's portrayal of an elderly Jewish mother
is excellent. A genuinely heart warming film with lots of funny moments
and a touching storyline. Whilst Timothy Spall, puts in an excellent
performance, Rhona is excellent as the daughter and I felt that the
role of the Rabbi was a hysterically funny. I particularly liked the
fact Yoav did not work with a predominantly Jewish Cast for this film.
Overall this was a great first attempt by an aspiring new director and
well worth a viewing if you understand the dynamics and you are from a