The Women’s Balcony

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This is one of our favorite movies at TIFF 2016.  It is available on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.  The Women’s Balcony is a charming movie about a tight Jewish congregation.  During a Bar Mitzvah, the segregated women’s balcony collapses.  How the community deals with this misfortune is interesting and delightful.

Our Rating:

  4.5 Cupcakes Rating - The GBY

OFFICIAL TRAILER

Official Synopsis

A bar mitzvah mishap causes a major rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem.

The Making of “The Women’s Balcony” – subtitled in English

Overview

Principle Cast Evelin HagoelIgal NaorOrna Banai
Director Emil Ben-Shimon
Screenwriter Shlomit Nehama
Cinematographer Ziv Berkovich
Editor Einat Glaser-Zarhin
 
Run Time 96 minutes
Genre Comedy, Drama
Premier Toronto International Film Festival 2016
 
Language Hebrew

 

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