Ivry Gitlis, movie star: Legendary violinist back on screen at the age of 90 in new French comedy


The great violinist Ivry Gitlis stars in a new film that opens in French cinemas tomorrow. In the Danièle Thompson-directed 'Des gens qui s'embrassent' (People Kissing), Gitlis plays Aron (pictured), the patriarch of a Jewish family that comes together for a funeral and a wedding. Comedic tensions are played out ...

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