***OPENING NIGHT FILM HOT DOCS 2013***
***IN CINEMAS ACROSS CANADA STARTING MAY 10***
A peculiar Jewish family attempt to nurse their relationships and themselves back to health while running a small-town strip-club.
themanordocumentary.com / themanorfilm.com
FAMILY. HONOUR. OIL WRESTLING.
When he was six, Shawney Cohen’s father bought “The Manor,” a small-town strip-club. Hoping to understand what happened to his nice Jewish family, Shawney spends years filming this intimate tragi-comic family portrait that lays bare the nature of dependence and love.
Director: Shawney Cohen
Co-Director: Mike Gallay
Music: Jim Guthrie
Editor: Seth Poulin
Executive Producers: Paul Scherzer & Laurie Gwen Shapiro
Commissioning Editor: Jane Jankovic (TVO)
Production Company: Six Island Productions
Produced in Association with: TVO, and with the assistance of the Shaw Media-Hot Docs Fund and the Tribeca Film Institute