Fill the Void

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  90 min.
Release Date: June 21, 2013 (limited)
DVD: September 24, 2013

Current rating: no reviews
Rate Movie | Not yet Reviewed

Cast: Hadas Yaron, Yiftach Klein, Chaim Sharir


Just as she's about to get married, Shira, 18, gets bad news. Her 28-year-old sister, Esther, has died in childbirth, leaving behind a newborn son. Shira's wedding is postponed as the family copes with their grief.

When Esther's husband Yochay bows to pressure from his family to remarry, a potential match is arranged with a widow who lives in Belgium. She refuses to move to Israel, so Yochay will have to move, taking his son with him. Shira's mother, desperate to keep her grandson near, decides Shira will marry Yochay, so he doesn't have to move away. Despite living in Tel Aviv's ultra-Orthodox Hasidic community, where religious law, tradition and the rabbi's word are absolute, Shira simply doesn't want to marry Yochay. She finds herself having to choose between being obedient to her family and doing what her heart tells her.

Director: Rama Burshtein
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Assaf Amir
Screenplay: Rama Burshtein

Trailers and Videos more

Photo Gallery view all