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Title Live and Become. [Kanopy electronic resource]

Publication Info. Menemsha Films, 2006.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019.
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (149 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
digital
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Note Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Performer Moshe Agazai, Roschdy Zem, Yaël Abecassis
Event Originally produced by Menemsha Films in 2006.
Summary The magnificent, epic story of an Ethiopian boy who is airlifted from a Sudanese refugee camp to Israel in 1984 during Operation Moses. Shlomo is plagued by two big secrets: He is neither a Jew nor an orphan, just an African boy who survived and wants, somehow, to fulfill his Ethiopian mother’s parting request that he “go, live, and become.” Buoyed by a profound and unfaltering motherly love – both in his memory and in the arms of his adoptive mother – he ultimately finds an identity and a happiness all his own. Winner of three awards at the **Berlin International Film Festival**. Winner of a **César Award** for Best Screenplay. "*The bounty of incident is balanced by knowing humor, compelling characters and a dedicated compassion toward those for whom the search for home sends their head, heart and feet flying in all directions.*" - Robert Abele, **Los Angeles Times**
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language In Amharic,French
Subject Coming of age.
Motion pictures, French.
Foreign films.
Drama.
Motion pictures.
Genre Feature films.
Added Author Milhaileanu, Radu, film director.
Agazai, Moshe, actor.
Zem, Roschdy, actor.
Abecassis, Yaël, actor.
Menemsha Films (Firm), Distributor.
Kanopy (Firm), Distributor.
Music No. 6636734 Kanopy
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