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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Hadas Yaron
Yiftach Klein
Directors
Rama Burshstein
Screenwriters
Rama Burshtein
Running Time
91 minutes

Fill The Void
The Wedding Wringer


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Plot
When her sister dies in childbirth, 18 year-old Shira Mendelman (Yaron) finds herself under pressure from her mother to marry Esther's husband (Klein). The young woman has other ideas, however.


Verdict
Like Saudi Arabia's Wadjda, Burshtein's film is a groundbreaking first - the first Israeli film to be directed by a woman - and although it lacks a little of the emotional heft of Haifaa al-Mansour's work, it's a well acted and delicately told tale.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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