To Take A Wife

Director -  Ronit & Shlomi Elkabetz
 
2004, Hebrew
Israel, France

Jerusalem Film Festival, Best Actress for Ronit Elkabetz  2004
Venice Film Festival- Isvema Critics Award, The Gan Public Award 2004Nantes IFF 2004 - Best ActorHamburg FF - Prize of the Hamburg Filmfest Critics 2004Thessaloniki IFF - Best Actor 2004International Film d’Amour, Mons 2005  - Best Actor & Best ActressLas Palmas Canaries Intl' FFBest Actor - 2005Flying Broom Women's Film Festival, Ankara - Fipresci prize

 
Cast : Ronit Elkabetz , Simon Abkarian, Gilbert Melki, Sulika Kadosh 

On Wednesday night, Vivian’s brothers gather in order to persuade her not to divorce her husband, Eliyahu.

Eliyahu would have liked to preserve the customs of the old traditional world of Morocco, from where they came, however, she would have liked to live a new life in modern Israel.
To take a Wife is a story of tradition, love and fear of the future which takes place in Israel of the late 70’s.


Script: Ronit & Shlomi Elkabetz
Photography: Yaron Scharf
Editing: Joelle Alexis
Music: Michel Korb