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SAMUEL-613

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Synopsis

The story of Shmilu, a Hasidic Jew in crisis, torn between his community and the romantic possibilities of trendy East London. SAMUEL-613 is the first fictional film made with the UK's Hasidic population, gaining unprecedented access for a drama including non-professional actors and Yiddish dialogue.
Official Selection BFI London Film Festival 2015 - Dare Strand

Details

Year
2015
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
15 mins
Format
Alexa and super8
Director
Billy Lumby
Producer
Cheyenne Conway
Executive Producer
Josh Appignanesi, Dazed & Confused magazine, UK Jewish Film
Editor
Michael Aaglund
Screenwriter
Billy Lumby
Director of Photography
Paul Özgur
Production Designer
Anna Hourierre
Sound
Dario Swade
Music
Gunnar Óskarsson, Stuart Earl. With songs by M. M. Schneerson, Lipa Schmeltzer, Shlomo Carlebach
Principal Cast
Theo Barklem-Biggs, Samuel Leibowitz, Letty Butler

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Production Company

Billy Lumby
info@billy.fm

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Company

c/o Billy Lumby
info@billy.fm