A hotshot Hollywood director (Peter Coyote) comes to Paris to mount an all-Yiddish production of "The Merchant of Venice." Struggling actor Maurice (Stéphane Freiss) accompanies his hapless friends to the casting call, and much to Maurice's delight, he is cast as Shylock. When he is unceremoniously dumped in favor of a big star, Maurice cannot bring himself to share the news with his beloved wife Perla (Bérénice Bejo), who is dying of cancer. Also stars Lionel Abelanski, Olivier Sitruk and Laurent Bateau. 90 min. Soundtrack: French; Subtitles: English; photo gallery; theatrical trailers; more. In French with English subtitles.