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    ESTHER KAHN
    In Competition – Feature Films

    ESTHER KAHN

    Directed by : Arnaud DESPLECHIN

    Country : FRANCE, UNITED KINGDOM Length : 157 minutes

    Synopsis

    London, at the end of the 19th Century. Esther Kahn lives in the East End, her parents are Jewish migrants, they all work in the family sweatshop.

    Esther is slow and stubborn, she never has an opinion about anything, she never feels anything for anybody: she's a stone.

    Yet she forces us to consider questions usually reserved for philosophers: if I am capable of dreaming, how can I know that the world exists? What if all we do is imitate life? Where will "real life" happen?

    But as hard as she tries to imitate others, Esther comes to realize that this isn't the way to become a person.

    Then, once in the theatre Esther "wakes up", she comes to life: because she doesn't watch the play like others do, she lives it.

    Esther decides to become an actress.

    She now begins to learn ho

    Credits

    - Film Editor

    - Script / Dialogue

    - Director

    - Script / Dialogue

    - Cinematography

    - Music

    - Film Editor

    - Set decorator

    Casting

    - Sylvia, the Italian girl

    - Philippe Haygard

    - Ytzhak Kahn

    - Nathan Quellen

    - Esther Kahn

    - Rivka Kahn

    Film poster © DR

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    In Competition – Feature Films Arnaud DESPLECHIN

    ESTHER KAHN

    London, at the end of the 19th Century. Esther Kahn lives in the East End, her parents are Jewish migrants, they all work in the family sweatshop....
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