PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, Romance
Detective Emily Eden is a tough New York City cop forced to go undercover to solve a puzzling murder. Her search for the truth takes her into a secret world of unwritten law and unspoken ... See full summary »
At the Sabbath meal the assembled group dances to a "niggun" (wordless melody) that is traditional among Lubavitch Chassidim. It is usually sung as a preparation to one of the Rebbe's discourses being repeated from memory, though; not as a slow circle-dance.
It's in the Kabbalah. Women understand the world better than men do. And that is why they weep more often.
The Ariel character has a neatly trimmed and partially shaved beard, while explaining payes (side curls). Ultra-Orthodox Jews do not shave any part of their beard or neck.
Originally rated "R", film was edited to receive a "PG-13" rating.
English, Yiddish, Hebrew
$2,886,082 19 July 1992
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