A marriage plan is probably a very powerful part of any wedding ceremony. Rama Burshtein gained two Ophirs (Israeli Oscars) for Finest Movie and Finest Director for her first feature, Fill the Void. Michal insists there’s nothing she desires more than mutual love with the person of her dreams (whoever that could be) that results in marriage, stability and social standing.
Fran finally admits that she doesn’t need to get married. Both way, time passes, Michal is lastly engaged to one Gidi (Erez Drigues) and has booked a catering hall for the eighth night of Chanukah, a date awash in religious symbolism. Despite herself, Michal experiences a moment of anguished doubt and travels to the Ukrainian grave of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov (founder of the Breslov sect of Hasidism), begging God for a sign of His existence.
Rama Burshtein received two Ophirs (Israeli Oscars) for greatest film and greatest director for her first characteristic, Fill the Void. A kind of feminist showdown materializes when Michal brings her zoo creatures to a women-only birthday celebration and decides to haul out an extended yet innocent snake.
The Wednesday early night screening the place I saw this at was attended so-so (less than …