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Tikkun (2015)

Unrated | | Drama, Mystery | 12 January 2017 (Israel)
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An ultra-orthodox scholar is revived after dying for 40 minutes. After coming back to life, he suddenly feels a strange awakening in his body and suspects that God is testing him.

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Avishai Sivan

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Avishai Sivan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aharon Traitel Aharon Traitel ... Haim-Aaron
Khalifa Natour ... Haim-Aaron's Father
Riki Blich ... Haim-Aaron's Mother
Gur Sheinberg Gur Sheinberg ... Yanke
Omri Fuhrer ... Yeshiva Colleague
Shani Ben-Haim Shani Ben-Haim ... Young Female Driver (as Shani Ben Haim)
David Ben-Avraham David Ben-Avraham ... Yeshiva Student Supervisor (as David Ben Avraham)
Dani Kedem Dani Kedem ... Yeshiva Head Rabbi
Zohar Uria Zohar Uria ... Lead Prostitute
Joseph Dahari Joseph Dahari ... Brothel Client
Gaya Sheinberg Gaya Sheinberg ... Haim-Aaron's Little Sister
Tom Pasler Tom Pasler ... Paramedic
Guy Sidney Guy Sidney ... Paramedic
Oren Arzony Oren Arzony ... Policeman
Roni A. Tzaig Roni A. Tzaig ... Policeman
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An ultra-orthodox scholar is revived after dying for 40 minutes. After coming back to life, he suddenly feels a strange awakening in his body and suspects that God is testing him.

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Drama | Mystery

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Country:

Israel

Language:

Hebrew | Yiddish

Release Date:

12 January 2017 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

Tikkoun See more »

Filming Locations:

Jerusalem, Israel See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,595, 12 June 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$8,677, 19 June 2016
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2.4 : 1
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Killing fundamentalism
10 August 2015 | by Daniel WienerSee all my reviews

Shot in black and white, this movie about a young fundamentalist Jew, who is living in Jerusalem's most religious district (Mea Shearim), could be just as well shown to fundamentalist Christian or Muslim audiences, as a tale on the structural violence of these so called religious circles. The movie, which is developing slowly but is never boring, has strong characters and excellent actors. After an accident in the bath tub, the main figure, Haim-Aaron, is given up by the ambulance personnel that is called in to reanimate him, but his father succeeds in doing so. This heroic deed is interpreted as a sin against God's will to kill the young man by both the rescuer (by profession a butcher) and his religious masters. However, it gives the young Haim-Aaron a new life and a new view of his sensuality and capacity to cherish his physical existence. 10 out of 10 for courage, plot and excellent dramaturgy.


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