Holy Lands

Screen legend James Caan is Harry, an Ashkenazi Jewish American cardiologist, who leaves his New York life and family to become a pig farmer in the Holy Land. From writer-director Amanda Sthers (Madame).

Harry's arrival in Nazareth causes anger in the community. But his conflict with the town Rabbi (Tom Hollander) slowly turns into a friendship that leads him to reevaluate his relationship with his estranged family.


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Rating: M Offensive language

France, Belgium

Hollywood Reporter


Pretty much a chore from start to finish.

Stuff.co.nz (James Croot)


The impressive cast do their best to add spice to a tasty premise, but they are somewhat let down by a script and direction that are somewhat heavy handed with the symbolism.