Family Quest: 'Everything Is Illuminated' Adapted from Jonathan Safran Foer's novel, the film follows a young man trying to decipher family history. Elijah Wood plays the fictional Foer, who traces his grandfather's life in a Ukrainian village.
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Adapted from Jonathan Safran Foer's novel, the film follows a young man trying to decipher family history. Elijah Wood plays the fictional Foer, who traces his grandfather's life in a Ukrainian village.

Elijah Wood's search for details of his grandfather's survival sends him to Ukraine. Warner Bros. hide caption

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