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Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival
Regular: $12, Senior: $11
The Gershman Y
401 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
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Under the auspices of The Gershman Y, the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (PJFF) seeks to entertain, educate, and engage the Philadelphia cultural community by presenting films and programs that illuminate, explore, and support Jewish values,

The Zig Zag Kid

November 9, 2014 1:00 PM


Director: Vincent Bal

Genre: Narrative Feature

Belgium, France, Netherlands, Spain, UK | 2012 | 95 min

Languages: Dutch and French with English Subtitles

Two days before his Bar Mitzvah, Nono, a big-hearted kid with a wild imagination and a penchant for trouble, is sent to his uncle's house to be disciplined. It's not easy being the son of the world's greatest police detective--there is little Nono can get away with. Gaby, his father's secretary, appears to be Nono's only sympathetic ear. She grasps how difficult it is to get on without a mother, nor to have any real knowledge of your past.
With one last chance to prove himself, Nono dodges his father's plans for a chance collaboration with his father's sworn nemesis: master jewel thief Felix Glick. Together, Nono and Felix embark on a secret mission through the French Riviera, crossing paths with the sultry Lola Ciperola (played by the captivating Isabella Rossellini) and the mysterious Zohara, a woman whose dark secrets may be the key to Nono's self-discovery.
Based on the beloved novel by Israeli author David Grossman, this witty, spirited, and action-packed coming-of-age film uses wit and humor to delight dreamers of all ages.

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