Fill the Void (Lemale et ha'halal)

Opening Date:

May 24, 2013

Cast:

Hadas Yaron, Yiftach Klein, Irit Sheleg, Chaim Sharir, Ido Samuel

Director:

Rama Burshtein, Yigal Bursztyn

Genre:

Drama

Run Time:

1 hr. 31 min.

MPAA Rating:

PG for mild thematic elements and brief smoking

Synopsis:

Eighteen-year-old Shira, an Orthodox Hassid living in Tel Aviv, is looking forward to marrying a handsome, promising boy of her own age. But when her elder sister dies in childbirth and the father considers leaving Israel to re-marry, Shira's mother proposes a union between her daughter and son-in-law to keep her only grandchild in the country. Shira must then make the terrible choice between her heart's desire and her family duty...