Country: Israel | France
Director: Amos Gitai
Cast: Yaël Abecassis, Yoram Hattab, Meital Barda
Duration: 110 min.
Plot: The year 2000 approaches in Jerusalem’s Orthodox Mea Shearim quarter, where the women work, keep house, and have children so the men can study the Torah and the Talmud. Rivka is happily and passionately married to Meir, but they remain childless. The yeshiva’s rabbi, who is Meir’s father, wants Meir to divorce Rivka: “a barren woman is no woman.”