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Woman in Gold

Adele Bloch-Bauer died of meningitis in 1925 at the age of 42. As the wife of wealthy businessman Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer, she was one of the most highly lauded hostesses of Viennese society in its period of greatest artistic and intellectual achievement. Among the luminaries who attended Adele’s salons are names still famous today, including musicians […]


THE DEBT (2011)

From Tzivi’s Cinema Spotlight: An elegant middle-aged woman with a horrific scar carved into her cheek demands our immediate attention. Who is she and who could possibly be responsible for such cruel disfigurement? As the plot unfolds, we learn that this woman, “Rachel Singer,” is Israeli, and yet she does not have an Israeli accent. […]