Habillage
38' 
16 mm 
1987 

SILENT AS A FISH

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Other thematics of this movie
Alimentation
Religion


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Boris LEHMAN


Picture

From pond to plate, we are shown the journey and destiny of one carp among many. This particular carp will be eaten stuffed during a family meal. Carp stuffed "in the Polish fashion", also called in yiddish "Gefilte Fish", is a traditional dish eaten by Ashkenazi Jews. It is cooked, sweetened and served as a cold dish at the start of the meal. The head is reserved for the head of the family. The film, set in Brussels, on the day of the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah), aims to show the culinary preparation together with the accompanying prayers and ritual. It focuses particularly on the sacrifice of the fish and on the issue of mass extermination.

Technical informations

Réalisateur/Director :

Boris LEHMAN

Scénario/Script :

Boris LEHMAN

Image/Photography :

Antoine-Marie MEERT

Son/Sound :

Henri MORELLE

Montage/Editing :

Daniel DE VALCK

Mixage/Mixing :

Antoine BONFANTI, Jacques CLISSE

Producteur/Producer :

Dovfilm

Coproducteurs/Co-producers :

Dovfilm, ZDF Mayence, RTBF, WIP

Broadcast list

Prix

1987 Prix Meuter Titra à Filmer à tout prix, Bruxelles

Festivals

1987 Festival de Hambourg - Festival international du cinéma de Nyon - Festival international de cinéma et de vidéo, Montréal

1988 Film Festival, Rotterdam - Festival du film de Strasbourg - Cinéma du réel, Paris - Festival international du cinéma de Troia - Festival du film d'avant-garde, Riga - Journée du cinéma documentaire aux bibliothèques publiques d'information - Anthropos, New York

1989 International Audiovisuel Festival, Arnhem - Biennale européenne du documentaire, Lyon - Le Documentaire se fête, organisé par l'ONRF à Montréal

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