Esau

  • Israel, Russian Federation
  • Feature
  • 2020
  • 117 min.
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Esau

  • Israel, Russian Federation
  • Feature
  • 2020
  • 117 min.

Synopsis

Harvey Keitel, Lior Ashkenazi (“Foxtrot”) and Mark Ivanir (“Homeland”) headline “Esau,” the first English-language film from acclaimed Russian-French director Pavel Lungin.“Esau,” which is being adapted from the novel of the same name by Israeli author Meir Shalev, follows a 40-year-old writer who returns to his family home after half a lifetime to face the brother who stole both his love and livelihood. The story is a modern twist on the biblical story of Jacob and Esau in the book of Genesis.

Credits

Director(s)

Pavel Lungin

Producer(s)

Pavel Lungin, Alexander Turkot

Script

Pavel Lungin, Eugeny Ruman

Cinematography

Fred Keleman

Editor

Eugeny Ruman

Cast

Harvey Keitel, Lior Ashkenazi, Shira Hass, Mark Ivanir

Subtitles

English

Production Designer

Sergey Fevralev

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