Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

Gett (Israel, France, Germany)

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 doesn’t even respond to the rabbis convocations. When he is finally obliged to come to court, he keeps refusing the divorce even though they've been separated for years. Witnesses are called, the procedure drags on, while Viviane is still unable to recover her dignity.

Festivals:
Cannes 2014 (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs), Chicago 2015, Ierusalim 2014, Toronto 2014, San Sebastian 2014, Palm Springs 2015, Hong Kong 2015, Istanbul 2015
 
Awards:
Art Cinema Award - Chicago 2014, Audience Award, Best Israeli Feature - Ierusalim 2014, Best Foreign Language Film - Golden Globes 2015
 
Tickets here.
 
 
Directed by:
Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz
Duration:
12h:00m
Year:
2014
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