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KADOSH

by Amos Gitai

synopsis

A film that explores the lives of women living in an orthodox Jewish community. Rivka is happily married to Meir, but they are under pressure to split due to Rivka's inability to bear children. Meanwhile her sister Malka is in love with a man deemed too secular by the Jewish church. A story of love and religion in a deeply religious, patriarchal community.

international title: Kadosh
original title: Kadosh
country: France, Israel
sales agent: UGC International
year: 1999
genre: fiction
directed by: Amos Gitai
film run: 110'
release date: FR 01/09/1999
screenplay: Amos Gitai, Eliette Abecassis
cast: Yaël Abecassis, Yoram Hattab, Uri Ran Klauzner, Yussef Abu Warda, Meital Barda, Leah Koenig, Sami Huri
producer: Amos Gitai, Michel Propper
production: MP Productions, Agav Hafakot [IL]
distributor: Mikado, C-Films, AS Fidalgo Filmdistribusjon