Rama Burshtein

Haredi Family’s Secrets Revealed

Rama Burshtein is a product of the haredi Tel Aviv world she depicts warmly in 'Fill the Void,' opening in theaters.

05/24/2013
Special To The Jewish Week

When it played last fall’s New York Film Festival, Rama Burshtein’s debut feature, “Fill the Void,” was one of the great surprises of the autumn, a stunningly poised and mature first film that heralded the first major talent to emerge from the haredi film community in Israel. Now that the film has opened theatrically in New York, it looks — if anything — even better.

The film explores, but doesn't exploit, a family's secrets.
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