The Quarrel
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An offbeat drama in which two one-time buddies who encounter each other after a long absence argue about the Holocaust and Judaism. Hersh Rasseyner and Chaim Kovler grew up together in Poland but their friendship dissolved after Chaim lost interest in religion and became a writer. World War II then tore their lives apart, as each man lost his family during the Nazi horrors. At the war's end, Hersh and Chaim both attempted to start new lives. While Hersh serves as an Orthodox rabbi in Montreal, Chaim is a poet living in New York. On a visit to Canada in 1948, Chaim, to his great surprise,… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"[T]wo characters [who] care deeply about finding meaning and goodness in a world where a Holocaust could take place."
‑ Daniel M. Kimmel, The Jewish Advocate
"Based on Chaim Grode's story, arguably one of the most powerful works of modern Yiddish literature, this character driven-film unfolds as a stimulating confrontation between two opposing worldviews: the secular versus the religious."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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