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Director: Jeroen Krabbé

Genre: Drama

Year: 1998

Running time: 100 minutes

Studio: Mulholland

Cast: Laura Fraser, Adam Monty, Isabella Rossellini

In 1970s Antwerp, philosophy student Chaja Silberschmidt takes a job as a nanny in order to support herself. Working for an Orthodox-Hassidic Jewish family, the Kalmans, Chaja takes care of the apparently mute four-year-old Simcha. She finds herself clashing with her overly strict employers, but becomes devoted to Simcha, who begins to speak again under her care.


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