“Words never mean what we want them to mean.”  —	 Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything is Illuminated

“Words never mean what we want them to mean.” — Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything is Illuminated

Everything Is Illuminated (2005) | Cinematography by Matthew Libatique | Directed by Liev Schreiber

Everything Is Illuminated (2005) | Cinematography by Matthew Libatique | Directed by Liev Schreiber

Everything Is Illuminated (2005)  PG-13 7.5   A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of an eccentric local.  (I found this hard to watch but the end was worth it.)

Everything Is Illuminated (2005)

Everything Is Illuminated (2005) PG-13 7.5 A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of an eccentric local. (I found this hard to watch but the end was worth it.)

Jonathan Safran Foer is an awesome, Jewish writer. And he is married to Nicole Krauss. Can you say: literary jewish power-couple!?

Jonathan Safran Foer is an awesome, Jewish writer. And he is married to Nicole Krauss. Can you say: literary jewish power-couple!?

Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer. Set in  Trochenbrod, Odessa, Lviv, Ukraine.

Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer. Set in Trochenbrod, Odessa, Lviv, Ukraine.

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