directed by: Mordechai Vardi
FIRST FEATURE COMPETITION (ooc)

director: Mordechai Vardi
producer: Elad Peleg & Haggai Arad- Daroma Productions
cinematographer: Uri Ackerman
screenwriter: Mordechai Vardi
cast: Mili Eshet, Yoav Rotman ,Ilanit Ben Yaakov, Nevo Kimchi, Gil Frank
runtime: 100min
language: Hebrew
Year of Production: 2022
Countries of Production: Israel
International Sales Agent: Elad Peleg
Section: FIRST FEATURE COMPETITION (ooc)

A story about a couple of Braslav devotees. Husband goes to pray at Uman on Rosh Hashana. And at home, they host a rabbi , who offers help to the infertile woman, but sexually harms her, and puts the couple in a crisis.

Feigi and Naftali are a young childless ultraorthodox couple living with Naftali’s parents. Naftali travels to Ukraine to pray for a child during the holiday at Rabbi Nachman’s grave. During Naftali’s absence a guest is invited to stay for the holiday with the family, he introduces himself as Rabbi Eliyahu the barren healer. Using Feigi’s trust and desire for a child he rapes her claiming it is part of her barren treatment. When Naftali returns, the couple face a difficult crisis, which raises fundamental questions about faith and trust.

Barren

A story about a couple of Braslav devotees. Husband goes to pray at Uman on Rosh Hashana. And at home, they host a rabbi , who offers help to the infertile woman, but sexually harms her, and puts the couple in a crisis.

Feigi and Naftali are a young childless ultraorthodox couple living with Naftali’s parents. Naftali travels to Ukraine to pray for a child during the holiday at Rabbi Nachman’s grave. During Naftali’s absence a guest is invited to stay for the holiday with the family, he introduces himself as Rabbi Eliyahu the barren healer. Using Feigi’s trust and desire for a child he rapes her claiming it is part of her barren treatment. When Naftali returns, the couple face a difficult crisis, which raises fundamental questions about faith and trust.

Barren

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