R | | Drama, Romance
A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her for her attraction to a female childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality.
Based on the novel of the same name by Naomi Alderman.
In the beginning, Hashem made three types of creatures, the angels, the beasts, and the human beings. The angels, He made from His pure word. The angels have no will to do evil. They cannot deviate for one moment from His purpose. The beasts have ...
In the scene where there are prayers in the house of mourning ("Shiva") the men and women are seen as intermingling. However, in a very orthodox Shiva service there would be complete separation of the genders - indeed, in a small house, such as the one depicted, they would be in separate rooms.
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