Ha-SodotDVD - 2008 | Hebrew
Two brilliant young women discover their own voices in a repressive orthodox culture where females are forbidden to sing, let alone speask out. Naomi, the studious, devoutly religious daughter of a prominent rabbi, convinces her father to postpone her marriage for a year so that she might study at a Jewish seminary for women in the ancient Kabalistic seat of Safed. Naomi's quest for individuality takes a defiant turn when she befriends Michelle, a free-spirited and equally headstrong fellow student. When the pair encounters a mysterious, ailing foreigner with a disturbing past named Anouk they begin a risky journey into forbidden realms. In the hopes of easing her suffering, Naomi and Michelle secretly lead Anouk through a series of Kabalistic cleansing rituals. The process opens up overwhelming new horizons for the girls who find themselves caught between the rigid male establishment they grew up in, and the desire to be true to themselves, no matter the cost.
Publisher: [United States] : Distributed by Monterey Media, c2008
Branch Call Number: DVD FIC SEC
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 127 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Sodot