| Drama, Horror
During an outbreak of a deadly plague, a mystical woman must save her tight-knit Jewish community from foreign invaders, but the entity she conjures to protect them is a far greater evil.
The Hebrew text on the Golem is 'emet' or truth. Removing the first consonant (the aleph) the word reads 'dead' and is the way to kill the Golem.
You're a women, giver of life and God has assigned you a calling and you are refusing it?
The names of Christian men, who attack the Jews, are Vladimir and Ivan, typical Russian names, but the location of the film events is Lithuania in 1673, where the local Christian population was exclusively Lithuanian and Polish. There could be Belorussians, but in 1600's Lithuania didn't have defined borders and was part of of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.