Rashi: A Light After the Dark Ages
1999, regia di Ashley Lazarus
Scheda: Nazione: Israele-Bulgaria-USA - Produzione: Berel Wein, Destiny Films - Distribuzione: Ergo Media - Soggetto: Jesse Cogan - Sceneggiatura: Jesse Cogan - Musiche: Yehuda Jordan Kaplan - Animazione: Boris Klisurski (Disk-In Studio, Israel) - Formato: Color, documentario, animazione - Durata: 68'.
Voci: Armand Assante, Leonard Nimoy, Paul Scofield.
Plot Summary, Synopsis, Review: IMDb - entertainment.msn.com - rottentomatoes.com - mtv.com - allmovie.com - movies.nytimes.com - jewishsoftware.com - rabbiwein.com - milechai.com - shalomtv.org - jewishjukebox.com: «In the calm before the Crusades, one man forever changed the way the world would understand the Bible. Set in the 11th Century Rashi is the story of an unusual hero, a Bible commentator who lived at the beginning of the Reign of Terror - The Crusades. A winemaker by trade Rashi, in an age of ignorance and illiteracy, taught his daugthers to read and write. He debated politics and theology with his Christian neighbors, and delved into the deeper mysteries of the Bible. Confronting the violent turn of history, brought on by the Crusades, Rashi defended his people's rights to spiritual choice and freedom. In his almost 900 year old commentary, Rashi opens the doors to the subtle wisdom and eternal truths of the Bible. To understand Rashi is to understand the story of the Jews. So come back in time - to a world that began with the belief in one G-d...».