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Unorthodox 

TV-MA | | Drama | TV Mini-Series (2020)
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Story of a young ultra-Orthodox Jewish woman who flees her arranged marriage and religious community to start a new life abroad.

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Anna Winger
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2020  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 7 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Shira Haas ...  Esther Shapiro 4 episodes, 2020
Amit Rahav ...  Yanky Shapiro 4 episodes, 2020
Jeff Wilbusch ...  Moishe Lefkovitch 4 episodes, 2020
Alex Reid ...  Leah Mandelbaum Schwartz 4 episodes, 2020
Ronit Asheri Ronit Asheri ...  Malka Schwartz 4 episodes, 2020
Delia Mayer ...  Miriam Shapiro 4 episodes, 2020
Dina Doron ...  Babby 4 episodes, 2020
David Mandelbaum David Mandelbaum ...  Zeidy 4 episodes, 2020
Gera Sandler ...  Mordecai Schwartz 4 episodes, 2020
Eli Rosen ...  Rabbi 4 episodes, 2020
Aaron Altaras ...  Robert 4 episodes, 2020
Tamar Amit-Joseph ...  Yael 4 episodes, 2020
Langston Uibel ...  Axmed 4 episodes, 2020
Safinaz Sattar Safinaz Sattar ...  Dasia 4 episodes, 2020
Felix Mayr Felix Mayr ...  Mike 4 episodes, 2020
Aziz Dyab Aziz Dyab ...  Salim 4 episodes, 2020
Isabel Schosnig ...  Nina 3 episodes, 2020
Yousef 'Joe' Sweid ...  Karim 3 episodes, 2020
Michael Cohen-Weissert Michael Cohen-Weissert ...  Academy Conductor / ... 3 episodes, 2020
Harvey Friedman ...  Symcha Shapiro 2 episodes, 2020
Tal Hever Tal Hever ...  Aaron Shapiro 2 episodes, 2020
Ita Korenzecher ...  Rivka 2 episodes, 2020
Laura Beckner ...  Vivian 2 episodes, 2020
Noam Asheri Noam Asheri ...  Noam 2 episodes, 2020
Michal Birnbaum ...  Kallah Teacher 2 episodes, 2020
Melissa Weisz ...  Chaya 2 episodes, 2020
Dennenesch Zoudé ...  Sosena 2 episodes, 2020
Malky Goldman ...  Sheindi 2 episodes, 2020
Hildegard Schroedter ...  Academy Secretary 2 episodes, 2020
Lenn Kudrjawizki ...  Igor 2 episodes, 2020
Charles Rosen Ensemble Charles Rosen Ensemble ...  Academy Orchestra 2 episodes, 2020
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The series follows a young woman brought up in an ultra-Orthodox community in Brooklyn's Williamsburg district who strikes out for Berlin, leaving behind an arranged marriage and tight-knit faith community in part to pursue her goal discovering her path.

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Trivia

Actor Jeff Wilbusch who plays Moische Lefkovitch actually was raised in an ultra-orthodox Hasidic family which he left when he was 13 years old. See more »

Goofs

In the Brooklyn apartment of the main couple, Esty and Yanky, their bathroom has a European style toilet (tank) because most of the series interiors were filmed in Berlin. See more »

Connections

Featured in Jeremy Vine: Episode #3.72 (2020) See more »

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Near 10/10
26 March 2020 | by jacklynebettySee all my reviews

As Deborah Feldman said in the Making of Unorthodox, the languages spoken may be foreign to some, but the happenings within the story line are universally understood.

Completely underrated.


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Germany

Language:

German | English | Yiddish | Arabic | Polish | Russian

Release Date:

26 March 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital (Netflix)

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16:9 HD
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