Fill the Void
After a young Hasidic woman dies in childbirth, her 18-year-old sister (Hadas Yaron) is asked to cancel her upcoming marriage to a promising young man and marry her widowed brother-in-law (Yiftach Klein) instead.
Release Date: May 24, 2013
Director: Yigal Bursztyn, Rama Burshtein
Cast: Irit Sheleg, Razia Israeli, Chayim Sharir, Ido Samuel, Renana Raz, Hila Feldman(less)
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This film is filled with ceremonial traditions and rites of the Jewish faith and family, which make it somewhat interesting.
However, as far as a plot goes, it‚Äôs fairly straightforward. Shira has a big decision to make, and she will take pretty much the entire 90 minutes trying to make it... <a href="http://go.standard.net/movies/reviews/fill-the-void-follows-conflicted-hasidic-orthodox-jew-trying-to-make-a-decision" class="external" target="blank">See Full Review</a>July 18th, 2013 · Details
Israel‚Äôs official entry for the foreign language Oscar is a sympathetic, layered portrayal, rich with detail, that earns its more complex and resonant conclusion... <a href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/moviemom/2013/06/fill-the-void.html" class="external" target="blank">See Full Review</a>June 13th, 2013 · Details