- Summer Phoenix, Iam Holm and Frances Barber
- Esther Kahn
From the Video: Summer Phoenix stars as Esther Kahn, a youg Jewish migrant living in London at the end of the 19th century. The family works in a sweat shop, but Esther is the weak link in the operation. She is slow and stubborn, she never has an opinion on anything and seems never feels for anyone. She decides to become an actress, because it is only in the theater that she awakens. It is on the stage that, one evening, she breaks through twenty years of supressed life, and really begins to live. Drama - 2 hours 22 minutes.