Fill the Void

Not just a charming and accomplished first film, Fill the Void qualifies as one of Venice?s most exotic competition entries.
-The Hollywood Reporter
Rama Burshtein tire un premier film maîtrisé et puissamment envoûtant.
-Les Fiches du Cinéma

Synopsis

On the verge of her marriage, a young Orthodox Hassidic girl and her family are struck by tragedy when her older sister dies in childbirth -- and when her sister's husband is pressed to remarry and her mother makes a startling proposition, she is forced to choose between her obedience to her family and her heart's desire.

Theatrical Release Date

Friday, June 21, 2013
Original Languages: Hebrew
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 90 min
Year: 2012

CREDITS

DIRECTED BY
Rama Burshtein

PHOTOS

Renana Raz as Esther. Photo by Karin Bar, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Shira (Hadas Yaron). Photo by Karin Bar, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Fill the Void director Rama Burshtein. © Norma Productions, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Shira (Hadas Yaron), Esther (Renana Raz), Rivka (Irit Sheleg) and Aunt Hanna (Razia Israeli). Photo by Karin Bar, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Yiftach Klein as Yochay and Hadas Yaron as Shira. Photo by Karin Bar, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Hadas Yaron as Shira and Renana Raz as Esther. Photo by Karin Bar, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Yiftach Klein as Yochay. Photo by Karin Bar, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Esther (Renana Raz) and Yochay (Yiftach Klein). Photo by Karin Bar, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Hadas Yaron as Shira, Ido Samuel as Yossi, Irit Sheleg as Rivka, Razia Israeli as Aunt Hanna, Chaim Sharir as Aharon, and Yiftach Klein as Yochay. Photo by Karin Bar, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Yiftach Klein as Yochay and Hadas Yaron as Shira. Photo by Karin Bar, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Yael Tal as Shifi and Hadas Yaron as Shira. Photo by Karin Bar, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to Right: Irit Sheleg as Rivka, Hadas Yaron as Shira, Hila Feldman as Freida and Razia Israeli as Aunt Hanna. Photo by Karin Bar, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Shira (Hadas Yaron). Photo by Karin Bar, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Hila Feldman as Freida and Renana Raz as Esther. Photo by Karin Bar, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics