Le Grand Role
Description: When a famous American film director, Maurice Kutz, comes to Paris to cast a Yiddish version of 'The Merchant of Venice,' he and his friends try out for the role. Thinking he has finally been cast, after years of obscurity, Maurice rushes home to tell his beloved wife, Perla. Later, Maurice discovers the part has gone to a famous American star, but he must play the role of his life to be sure Perla, who has become very ill with cancer, doesn't find out.
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