Added Screening, World Cinema


  • Description
  • The human resources manager of Jerusalem's largest bakery is in trouble. He's separated from his wife, distanced from his daughter and stuck in a job he hates. When one of his female employees, a foreign worker, is killed in a suicide bombing and her body remains unclaimed, the bakery is accused of inhumanity and indifference. The human resources manager is sent on a mission to make things right He embarks on a journey that begins in the mystical streets of Jerusalem and continues in frozen Romania. As he heads to the dead woman's village, he finds himself leading on awkward convoy mode up of her rebellious son, a pesky journalist determined to ruin him, a quirky consul, on old veteran driver and a coffin. For from home, on a mission to honor a woman he didn't know but has somehow grown to admire, the human resources manager rediscovers his own humanity.

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