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Footnote


Release Date: March 9, 2012 (NY, LA)
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Director: Joseph Cedar
Screenwriter: Joseph Cedar
Starring: Shlomo Bar Aba, Lior Ashkenazi, Alisa Rosen, Alma Zak, Daniel Markovich, Micah Lewesohn, Yuval Scharf, Nevo Kimchi
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: Not Available
Official Website: SonyClassics.com/Footnote
Review: Not Available
DVD Review: Not Available
DVD: DVD | Blu-ray Disc
Movie Poster: Not Available
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Plot Summary: "Footnote" is the story of a great rivalry between a father and son. Both eccentric professors, they have dedicated their lives to their work. The father seems a stubborn purist who fears the establishment. His son, Uriel, appears to strive on accolades, endlessly seeking recognition. But one day, the tables turn. The two men switch places when the father learns he is to be awarded the Israel Prize, the highest honor for scholarship in the country. His desperate need for recognition is betrayed, his vanity exposed. Uriel is torn between pride and envy. Will he sabotage his father's glory? "Footnote" is the story of insane competition, the admiration and envy for a role model, bringing father and son to a final, bitter confrontation.

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