The Mourning Suit

  • 1975
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Fairly tepid tale shot in 16mm and dealing with the contrasting values in the Jewish quarter of a Canadian city. Taviss, an elderly tailor, befriends young and mixed-up Jewish kid Moyle, whose trendy values and attitudes cause much tension between him and his mother. When it is revealed he has fathered a child by a non-Jewish woman who will not marry him,...read more

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Fairly tepid tale shot in 16mm and dealing with the contrasting values in the Jewish quarter of a Canadian city. Taviss, an elderly tailor, befriends young and mixed-up Jewish kid Moyle, whose trendy values and attitudes cause much tension between him and his mother. When it is revealed he

has fathered a child by a non-Jewish woman who will not marry him, his mother really flips, but the wise old tailor manages to salvage the situation.

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  • Released: 1975
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Fairly tepid tale shot in 16mm and dealing with the contrasting values in the Jewish quarter of a Canadian city. Taviss, an elderly tailor, befriends young and mixed-up Jewish kid Moyle, whose trendy values and attitudes cause much tension between him and… (more)

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