The Believer

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The Believer ★★ 2001

Inspired by the true story of neoNazi Daniel Burros and the New York Times expose that re vealed he was Jewish. In Bean's version, Danny Balint (Gosling) is a ferociously in telligent former yeshiva student whose personal identity crisis has led him to a fascist movement led by Curtis Zampf (Zane) and to virulent antiSemitism. But even while leading his own band of skinheads, Danny discovers he can't easily leave his Jewish heritage behind. 98m/C VHS, DVD . Ryan Gosling, Summer Phoenix, Billy Zane, Theresa Russell, Glenn Fitzgerald; D: Henry Bean; W: Henry Bean; C: Jim Denault; M: Joel Diamond.

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