Eisenberg's next film follows 2 cousins who explore their grandmother's Holocaust story


September 2, 2022

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Jesse Eisenberg receives an Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award during the Sarajevo Film Festival in Sarajevo, Aug. 15, 2022.

(JTA) - Jesse Eisenberg's newest film directing project follows two estranged cousins who travel to Poland and learn about their grandmother's Holocaust story.

"A Real Pain," which will star Eisenberg and Kieran Culkin, will begin shooting in Warsaw in March, Screen reported on Wednesday.

After their grandmother dies, according to a description in Screen, Eisenberg and Culkin's characters try to learn about her past, and their journey - which involves joining a Holocaust-themed tour - brings up questions about pain and trauma in a modern context.

"I'm trying to ask the question is modern pa...

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