When: Thu., Oct. 18, 7 p.m. 2012
My Best Enemy is the story of Victor, the son of wealthy Jewish gallery owners in Vienna, and Rudi, the son of Victor’s family’s housekeeper. Friends since childhood, the young men’s relationship changes when the Nazis invade Austria and Rudi enlists, betraying the family that once thought of him as one of their own. A secret Michelangelo drawing is the answer to both the Kaufmann family’s survival and Rudi’s rise in the Nazi hierarchy in this gripping thriller. Dessert reception following the screening. Visit mandeljcc.org/filmfest for a listing of all the outstanding international films featured in this noted festival.