GETT, THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM

un film de / a film by

Ronit Elkabet & Shlomi Elkabetz

Avec / With Ronit Elkabetz, Menashe Noy, Simon Abkarian, Sasson Gabai

SYNOPSIS

The trial story of Viviane Amsalem’s five year fight to obtain her divorce in front of the only legal authority competent for divorce cases in Israel, the Rabbinical Court. Viviane and her lawyer must face the uncompromising attitude of Elisha, the husband, who keeps refusing the divorce (Gett) even though they’ve been separated for years. Witnesses are called, the procedure drags on, while Viviane is still unable to recover her dignity.

Israël/France – 2014 – 115 mn – 1.85 – 5.1

Production : Elzévir & Cie, RIVA Film, DBG Films

Ventes Internationales / Sales Agent : Films Distribution

FESTIVAL

Cannes 2014 / Quinzaine des réalisateurs – Directors’ Fortnight

INTERNATIONAL PRESS IN CANNES

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