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  • Everything Is Illuminated (2005)
  • PG-13
    106 min | Comedy, Drama
Everything Is Illuminated (2005)
PG-13
106 min | Comedy, Drama

A young Jewish American man, with the help of an eccentric local, endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village that was ultimately razed by the Nazis.
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Director
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Jonathan Safran Foer (novel) | Liev Schreiber (screenplay)
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Release date
Sep 3, 2005 (United States)

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33 cast members
Name Known for
Elijah Wood
Jonathan Safran Foer Jonathan Safran Foer   See fewer
Jonathan Safran Foer
Leaf Blower Leaf Blower   See fewer
Jana Hrabetova
Jonathan's Grandmother Jonathan's Grandmother   See fewer
Stephen Samudovsky
Jonathan's Grandfather Safran Jonathan's Grandfather Safran   See fewer
Ljubomir Dezera
Young Jonathan Young Jonathan   See fewer
Oleksandr Choroshko
Alexander Perchov, Father Alexander Perchov, Father   See fewer
Zuzana Hodkova
Alex's Mother Alex's Mother   See fewer
Mikki
Sammy Davis Jr. Jr. Sammy Davis Jr. Jr.   See fewer
Mouse
Sammy Davis Jr. Jr. Sammy Davis Jr. Jr.   See fewer
Boris Lyoskin
Grandfather (as Boris Leskin) Grandfather (as Boris Leskin)   See fewer
Robert Chytil
Breakdancer Breakdancer   See fewer
Jaroslava Sochova
Woman on Train Woman on Train   See fewer
Sergei Ryabtsev
Ukrainian Band Member (as Sergej Rjabcev) Ukrainian Band Member (as Sergej Rjabcev)   See fewer
Yuri Lemeshev
Ukrainian Band Member (as Jurij Lemeshev) Ukrainian Band Member (as Jurij Lemeshev)   See fewer
Pamela Racine
Ukrainian Band Member Ukrainian Band Member   See fewer
Oleksandr Houtz
Ukrainian Band Member Ukrainian Band Member   See fewer
Ludmila Kartouska
Hotel Waitress Hotel Waitress   See fewer
Igor Latta
Old Man at Fair Old Man at Fair   See fewer
Eugenin Marandic
Fair Goer Fair Goer   See fewer
Orest Tkachuk
Fair Goer (as Orest Tkachyk) Fair Goer (as Orest Tkachyk)   See fewer
Elias Bauer
Goatherder Boy (as Elias Zerael Bauer) Goatherder Boy (as Elias Zerael Bauer)   See fewer
Jurij Kokyrc
Well Digger Well Digger   See fewer
Sergej Kapitan
Well Digger Well Digger   See fewer
Jaroslav Jurichkanc
Well Digger Well Digger   See fewer
Igor Savivskij
Well Digger Well Digger   See fewer
Jan Filipenský
Well Digger (as Jan Pavel Filipensky) Well Digger (as Jan Pavel Filipensky)   See fewer
Bert Schneider
Nazi Officer Nazi Officer   See fewer
Tereza Veselkova
Augustine Augustine   See fewer
Lukás Král
Young Grandfather, Baruch (as Lukas Kral) Young Grandfather, Baruch (as Lukas Kral)   See fewer
Vera Sindelarova
Young Lista Young Lista   See fewer
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