2016 Houston Jewish Film Festival: Everything Is Illuminated
A young man takes a strange and unexpectedly funny journey in search of a family heroine he’s never known in this screen adaptation of the novel by Jonathan Safran Foer.
Jonathan (Elijah Wood) is a lifelong collector of any and all objects pertaining to his family who has become obsessed with a woman he’s never met. On his journey to Ukraine he encounters an unforgettable tour guide and his taciturn grandfather.
Directed by Liev Schreiber, USA, 2005, 106 min. English. Drama.