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SIDNEY TURTLEBAUM

Directed by Tristram Shapeero
United Kingdom, 2008
Short, Drama

Synopsis

Sidney Turtlebaum is a bitter sweet comedy that tells the story of Sidney, an eccentric gay Jewish man in his seventies. To punish the world Sidney earns his living as a pickpocket and a conman – his chosen modus operandi is to gatecrash Shiva houses of mourning to steal from the gathered crowd.

Synopsis

Sidney Turtlebaum is a bitter sweet comedy that tells the story of Sidney, an eccentric gay Jewish man in his seventies. To punish the world Sidney earns his living as a pickpocket and a conman – his chosen modus operandi is to gatecrash Shiva houses of mourning to steal from the gathered crowd.

Sidney TurtlebaumDirected byTristram Shapeero

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Awards & Festivals

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British Independent Film Awards
2009 | Nominee: Best British Short

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