By Daneet Steffens
Updated December 08, 2000 at 05:00 AM EST
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Kadosh

type
  • Movie

In an Orthodox enclave of Jerusalem, Rivka (Abecassis) glows with silent despair as a wife whose fate is sealed when 10 years of marriage fail to produce a child. Her devoted but ineffective husband (Hattab), heartbroken, takes a new wife, leaving only Rivka’s younger sister to rail against a life carved in stone. Director Amos Gitai, a former documentarian, frames each scene of Kadosh like a stark photograph, chillingly capturing the austerity of a world bound by fanaticism and prayer. A-

Kadosh

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • UNRATED
runtime
  • 117 minutes
director
  • Amos Gitai

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