Sidney Rittenberg

From Radical To Nebbish

Two new films at the Quad offer riffs on notions of Jewish masculinity.

04/10/2013
Special To The Jewish Week

Two new films opening this weekend at the Quad Cinema offer riffs on classic clichés of 20th-century Jewish-American masculinity: the radical firebrand and the nebbish. Unsurprisingly, it’s the rabble-rouser who merits our attention, but the nebbish is given a sufficiently unusual to be interesting too.

Alice Tablioni and Patrick Bruel in the French comedy “Paris-Manhattan.” Christine Tamalet
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