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Baton Rouge Jewish Film Festival: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer

  • 100 Lafayette Street Shaw Center for the Arts Baton Rouge, LA 70801-
  • Manship Theatre
  • January 14, 2018
  • Time: 3:00 PM
  • Price: $10.50, plus tax and fees
  • (225) 344-0334
Details

Baton Rouge Jewish Film Festival: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer (2017)

Film Length: 118 Min
This Film is Rated: R

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Directed by: Joseph Cedar

In English

In Norman, a delightful comedy from Israeli writer-director Joseph Cedar, Richard Gere plays the title character, an aging New York gadfly whose eye is always on the main chance. An inveterate dealmaker, name-dropper, and chatter-upper, Norman isn’t above chasing down a hot financial prospect during the latter’s morning run. Wrapped in a camel-hair coat and natty-looking cap, he’s oblivious to the bad vibes he creates, ending even the most mortifying encounter with a chipper “I’ll call you!”

Peppering Norman with obliquely mordant observations about Middle East politics, Cedar effortlessly propels the narrative into a sweetly pensive character study of a familiar archetype, which he invests with an angel’s share of humanity and heart. And calls for mazel tovs all around. (Ann Hornaday, Washington Post)


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