L'Chaim!: To Life! (2014)
12 · 1h 29min · Documentary, Biography, Family · 6 November 2014
L`Chaim! is an intimate portrait of a man, Chaim Lubelski, who had a wild past from a hippie and dealer in Germany, Paris, London and Afghanistan before he became a successful businessman in New York and a professional chess player in St. Tropez. When his mother needs care, Chaim decides with sixty three to move in with her into the home for the elderly in Antwerp. He cares for her around the clock with remarkable love and vitality, giving up his own life. Shaped by his mother's history as a Holocaust survivor, Chaim feels his mission is to ease her pain. The film documents how the legacy of trauma still affects the 2. Generation. Despite all Chaim chooses to respond with humor, joy and humanity.
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