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110 Ratings

LIVE AND BECOME

Va, vis et deviens

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Directed by Radu Mihăileanu
Israel, Italy, 2005
Drama

Synopsis

In 1980 the black Falashas in Ethiopia are recognised as genuine Jews. In turn they are secretly carried to Israel. The day before the transport the son of a Jewish mother dies. In his place and with his name (Schlomo) she takes a Christian 9-year-old boy. Upon arrival this second mother dies.

Synopsis

In 1980 the black Falashas in Ethiopia are recognised as genuine Jews. In turn they are secretly carried to Israel. The day before the transport the son of a Jewish mother dies. In his place and with his name (Schlomo) she takes a Christian 9-year-old boy. Upon arrival this second mother dies.

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Live and BecomeDirected byRadu Mihăileanu

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
2005 | 5 wins including: Label Europa Cinemas
César Awards
2006 | Winner: Best Original Screenplay
2006 | 3 nominations including: Best Film
Vancouver International Film Festival
2005 | Winner: Most Popular Film
Santa Barbara International Film Festival
2006 | Winner: Special Jury Award

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