Tikkun
First screened in October 2015
Director: Amishav Sivan. Cast: Aharon Traitel, Khalifa Natour, Gur Sheinberg, Riki Blich, Omri Fuhrer. Screenplay: Amishav Sivan.

Twitter Capsule: I respected this film and enjoyed being pushed by it. Son's crisis of worldly curiosity. Father's miracle recast as ordeal.

VOR:   Honors the Crisis of Faith template you expect from a festival film about Orthodox Judaism. But in story, pacing, imagery, even levels of light and contrast, the risks never stop.



Photo © 2015 The Mouth Agape/Plan B Productions

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+


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