The Mourning Suit (1975)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Canada  |  
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Mourning Suit was lensed independently on 16mm, then blown up to 35mm for its limited theatrical play. The film is set in the Jewish community of a large Canadian city. Normann Taviss plays a philosophical old tailor who takes mixed-up teenager Allan Moyle under his wing. Moyle has fathered a child by a non-Jewish girl, and his very proper mother is on the verge of a coronary. Wise old Taviss patches everything up in record time.

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Jewish, community, friendship, tailor, teenagers, pregnancy