Wednesday, January 29, 2014
"To Take a Wife" (2004)
(Movie / Film)
Directors: Ronit and Shlomi Elkabatz
Synopsis: Eliyahu wants to preserve customs of traditional Morocco but his wife Vivian wants to live a new life in modern Israel of the 1970s. Vivian's brothers gather to persuade her not to divorce her husband.
Runtime: 97 minutes.
Language: French, Hebrew, and Arabic, with English subtitles.
David Mendelsson of Hebrew University will discuss the film connected with his course "New Jews, New Israelis: Contemporary Israeli Voices."