If you are a regular on our website or any other Jewish website for that matter, you’ve probably noticed that a new film, Barney’s Version, starring Paul Giamatti, Dustin Hoffman, and Minnie Driver, has been featuring ads all over the place. Even if you know nothing about the film, or the original book by Mordecai Richler, you’ve probably made the connection that this is probably a Jewish movie.
The Jewish Week was lucky enough to score a sit down interview with Giamatti to talk about the film, Montreal Jewish life (a central part of the film), Mordecai Richler, Jewish weddings, and the Jewish commandment of honoring your parents.
We’re jealous that they got an interview but that doesn’t mean we can’t share it! Check it out (the clip also features the movie’s trailer).