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In an example of art imitating life, a former Hasidic Jew is the star of the upcoming film, 'Felix & Meira'

Actor Luzer Twersky is starring in a new French Canadian film "Feliz & Meira," about a Hasidic woman who leaves the fold. Luzer plays her Hasidic husband. He has some experience with this scenario. Luzer himself grew up in the Hasidic community in Brooklyn. At 23, he left his two kids and wife for a secular life. He was shunned by his community. He had to learn everything from scratch, including English. Luzer helped translate this new film into Yiddish.