JERUSALEM (JTA) -- An Israeli movie took the grand prize at the Tokyo International Film Festival.
"Intimate Grammar," based on the Israeli novel "Book of Intimate Grammar" by David Grossman, was awarded the $50,000 Sakura Grand Prize Film Award on Sunday.
The film, directed by Nir Bergman, is about the son of Holocaust survivors growing up in Israel in the early 1960s.
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