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Picture of the Day: Hollywood Comes to Crown Heights

A film crew was out and about on Montgomery Street today, shooting scenes for a new movie to be released sometime next year. According to one crewmember, the film is titled ‘Staring at the Sun’ and tells the story of two rebellious Hasidic teenagers and their onerous journeys from and to their faithful upbringing.


  • 3. Story of my life wrote:

    Can I claim royalties? It is the story of MY life (and half the other teens in the hood).

  • 4. Jeff wrote:

    Bh, they came to the right place. Plenty of rebellious teens in kan tzivah.

  • 5. בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה ה’ אֱ-לֹקֵינוּ מֶלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם שֶׁלֹּא חִסַּר בְּעוֹלָמוֹ כְּלוּם וּבָרָא בוֹ בְּרִיּוֹת טוֹבוֹת וְאִילָנוֹת טוֹבוֹת לֵ wrote:

    ochin vey

  • 7. Maybe better than it seems? wrote:

    The article says the teens travel “…from AND TO THEIR FAITHFUL UPBRINGING.”

    So it sounds like they come back!

    That’s a happy ending, if I’m understanding this article correctly!


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