PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama
A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of an eccentric local.
appears as the leaf blower at the beginning of the film.
My grandfather informs me that is not possible.
When the three meet the small kid who asks them for chewing gum, the kid's hands have different positions on the window when filmed from inside the car or from his back.
Several songs are credited to the New York punk/Gypsy/Jewish klezmer band, Gogol Bordello, which is led by Eugene Hutz, who plays Alex in the film (the same band greets Jonathan when he arrives on the train). The last of these songs, "Start Wearing Purple (For Me Now)," which plays over the end credits, is credited to both a correct spelling (Gogol Bordello), dg and Gogol Bodello, an incorrect spelling.
English, Russian, Ukrainian
$66,806 (USA) (18 September 2005)
$1,705,595 (USA) (27 November 2005)