Premiered at Telluride Film Festival 2005.
RELEASE DATE: 09/16/2005
STARRING: Elijah Wood, Eugene Hutz, Boris Leksin, Laryssa Lauret, Zuzana Hodkova
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY: Liev Shreiber
A young Jewish-American man obsessed with his family history, Jonathan Safran Foer (Elijah Wood) decides to journey to the Ukraine to find out more about the life of his grandfather. Guided by Alex (Eugene Hutz), a rap-obsessed local, Jonathan ventures into the heartland of the Ukraine seeking to shed light on events that occurred to his grandfather during World War II. Joining Jonathan and Alex is the latter’s surly grandfather (Boris Leskin) and a dog named Sammy Davis Jr. Jr