Golem: The Petrified Garden [DVD] [1993]

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  • Optional subtitles
  • Video interviews


Golem: The Petrified Garden
Instead of simply traveling to eastern Siberia to collect a modern art collection willed to him by a forgotten uncle, Daniel (Jerome Koenig), who runs an art gallery in Paris, decides (for reasons which are never explained) to bring a ten-foot long hand along with him. It is perhaps a portion of a huge sculpture of a golem (an artifical being dicussed in Jewish legends). Thus, instead of flying to Vladivostok, he rents a truck in St. Petersburg and drives across Russia. Along the way, he drops hints about a short-lived experiment in social engineering: Birobidjian, an autonomous region created in Siberia in 1928 especially for Jews. Hanna Schygulla, who starred in the first film of this trilogy, also makes a brief appearance in this, the second. Sam Fuller, a pet of the European filmmaking community, also makes a brief appearance. ~ Clarke Fountain, Rovi

Cast & Crew

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    Jerome Koening - Daniel
  • Hanna Schygulla
    Hanna Schygulla - Woman
  • Samuel Fuller
    Samuel Fuller - Sam
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    Mascha Itkina

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