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.
From a screenplay by Sebastián Lelio and Rebecca Lenkiewicz, the film follows a woman as she returns to her Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her decades earlier for an attraction to a female childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality. Based on Naomi Alderman's book, the film stars Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams and Alessandro Nivola.Written by
On October 4, 2016, Rachel McAdams joined the cast. On December 7, 2016, Alessandro Nivola was cast in the film to play McAdams' husband. See more »
Whilst waiting for the tube (subway) to take them to the West End (centre) they appear to be on a platform of an underground station. However, the station they would have gone to would have been Golders Green, which is outside (not underground). Whilst on the train they are shot in close-up only but you can see into the next carriage which is completely empty (very unlikely in a train from Golders Green). See more »
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 only their instincts to guide them. They, too, follow the commands of their maker. The Torah states that Hashem spent almost six whole days of creation fashioning these creatures. Then, just before sunset, He took a small quantity of earth...
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Café de Flore
Written by Matthew Herbert
Performed by Matthew Herbert (as Doctor Rockit)
Published by Soundslike Music
All rights administered by Bucks Music Group Limited
Courtesy of Accidental Records
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Never even knew this movie existed.
I have a Starz trial and there it was. Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams in a lesbian drama? Sign me up! This movie didn't get much buzz in 2018 at all. It's well done and well acted.
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