MESCHUGGE (1998)

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A thriller and the story of a love - the love of David and Lena who meet up in New York without realising how much their lives are already connected with each other. David, the son of a traditional Jewish family from Brooklyn, feels at home in and yet alien to the conventions of his parents; Lena, the daughter from a liberal-secular Jewish home in Hameln, has come to New York to escape the spiritual narrowness of her family home and the middle-class values of the German provinces. But their love is overshadowed by a murder in which David's mother was the victim and both families are involved. This is where the lawyer Kaminski comes onto the scene. His speciality is divorces, but his calling is the solving of crimes against the Jewish people. He obstinately pursues the clues to the murderer ...

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