Episode I: Transformation. Oy Vey and Ouch! This is a ten-part mini-series event... more »
Episode I: Transformation. Oy Vey and Ouch!
This is a ten-part mini-series event about a Jewish kid raised in the former Soviet Republic of Azerbaijan, a primarily Muslim country, who emigrates to Israel after the fall of the Soviet State. In true Israeli fashion, his welcome includes a mandatory circumcision - at the age of 16! Oy vey and OUCH! The first episode reveals Gleb Kaminer's transformation into all of the characters that pervade this Jewish nightmare: the Mohel, a loyal circumcision specialist; Dr. Rubenstein, a jaded and eccentric surgeon; Gleb's unenthusiastic Dad; an Angry Hospital Worker; a Perky Female Nurse and numerous hospital patients. It will make you laugh, cry, cringe, and cheer, possibly all at once. And one would think that all of his problems are finally over, but it was in fact just a beginning.... « less
Directed by: Anna Giannotis Assistant Director: Vlad Solovey Written & Performed by: Gleb Kaminer Director of Photography: Matt Caudillo Edited by: Eamon Glennon Supervising Producer: Charley Allen Creative Producer: James Loren Produced by: Anna Giannotis & Gleb Kaminer Associate Producer: Maaren Edvard Sound by: Sean Walsh Make-up Artist: Michele Monaco Wardrobe & Props: Susan Doepner Music by: Bob Luna Script Supervisor: Oze