Kadosh
Kadosh (2000)

Rivka and Malka are two Orthodox Jewish sisters living in one of the most traditional communities in Jerusalem, and both are coming up against conflicts between their faith and their gender. Rivka and Meir have been married for 10 years,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 28, 2000
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joshua Tanzer
Offoffoff

An unforgettably emotional film, as the love between the lead characters becomes shot through with tension, guilt and jealousy.

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David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

Gitai handles his potentially melodramatic material with unfailing taste and compassion, encouraging his audience to think long and hard about the moral dilemmas his film intelligently explores.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An incredibly sensitive Israeli film about the harsh effects of religious zealotry.

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Emily Bobrow
Film Journal International

A poignantly disturbing look at the social contradictions inherent in a lifestyle bound by religious duty.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The emphasis of the film is on how the ultra-Orthodox Jews of that sect live by the letter of the Torah in everything they do.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
An ultimately sad film, highlighting the subjugation of women within a certain Hassidic enclave in Jerusalem. The film itself is very slow, dark, and quiet.… More
Leo L
Set in Jerusalem, Meir and Rivka are married and in love. They have been trying to have a child for years, but are unable to conceive. Meir receives constant… More
Mark Abell
An ultimately sad film, highlighting the subjugation of women within a certain Hassidic enclave in Jerusalem. While maybe less than authentic, (how many… More
John Ballantine
Perhaps another example of a film being completely beyond my comprehension being a goy. I didn't enjoy it.