"The Believer" explores a Jewish student's private journey to understand the meaning of Judaism in his life. Set in New York City, the Plot follows a morally confused young adult struggling with the conflict between his beliefs and his heritage. "The Believer" examines themes of religion, family, and self-loathing. It is a psychological examination into the forces of intolerance, both on the individual and society as a whole.
Director: Henry Bean
Running time: 1h 38min
Release date: 23 August 2001 (Russia)
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Peter Meadows, Garret Dillahunt, Kris Eivers, Joel Marsh Garland, Billy Zane