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Genre Drama
Running Time 100 min
Release Date May 21, 2010
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Holy Rollers

"Holy Rollers" is inspired by actual events in the late 1990s when Hasidic Jews were recruited as mules to smuggle ecstasy from Europe into the United States. It is the story of a young Hasid from an Orthodox Brooklyn community whose neighbor propositions him to transport "medicine" for an Israeli dealer and his girlfriend. He is exposed to the exciting and gritty worlds of Manhattan and Amsterdam nightlife, and as the business grows, his double life begins to rip his family apart and the community… Show more

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June 4, 2010 - Boston.com - Ty Burr

Most of the world’s religions place a premium on divine grace and transcendent revelation. Sammy Gold (Jesse Eisenberg), the young Hasidic Jew at the center of “Holy Rollers,’’ has a more worldly approach. Given the choice, he’d rather deal ecstasy than experience it.

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