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When a Yeshiva Bocher Loves a Hooker

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/when_a_yeshiva_bocher_loves_a_hooker_20030725

Sitting at a French Cafe in Westwood, Eitan Gorlin comes across as the very antithesis of the Hollywood self-promoter. The writer-director of "The Holy Land" has indeed kept such a low profile that, during months of inquiries, his name drew an absolute blank among Israel film mavens in Tel Aviv and Los Angeles. But the debut feature by this unknown has already won remarkable recognition in America, including an Independent Spirit nomination for Gorlin as "Someone to Watch."

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