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To Dust

Poster for To Dust

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ReleaseFebruary 8thRatingR Advisoryfor language and some disturbing images GenreDocumentary Runtime1:32DirectorShawn Snyder CastGéza Röhrig,
Sammy Voit


This feature film debut from Snyder is tells the tale of Shmuel, a Hasidic cantor in Upstate New York, who is distraught by the untimely death of his wife, Rivkah. As he struggles to find solace in his religion, which proffers a stringent timeline for grief, Shmuel grows increasingly haunted by visions of Rivkah's decomposing corpse. Convinced that her soul will suffer until her body returns to dust, Shmuel decides that to stop his feverish spiral he must seek an understanding of the physical processes of her decay.