Bar Mitzvah Boy

16/04/2012
  |  Buy to Own: 16/04/2012
  |  75 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
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Synopsis

Made-for-TV drama that follows the fears and trepidations of a young Jewish boy as he approaches his Bar Mitzvah. Eliot Green (Jeremy Steyn) is about to turn 13, the age at which a ceremony is held to commemorate the fact that a child has come of age. The responsibilities inherent in this don't sound great to Eliot, who is reluctant to depart from the comforts of childhood, while to other members of the family the event is of equal importance. Eliot's mother, Rita (Maria Charles), views the ceremony as an opportunity to celebrate her family; Grandfather Wax (Cyril Shaps) enjoys the traditional nature of the event; but his father, Victor (Bernard Spear), struggles to look beyond the mounting bill...