• Disobedience (2018)


Release Date: April 27th, 2018

R |1 hr 54 min

Plot Summary

New York photographer Ronit Krushka flies to London after learning about the death of her estranged father. Ronit is returning to the same Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her decades earlier for her childhood attraction to Esti, a female friend. Their fortuitous and happy reunion soon reignites their burning passion as the two women explore boundaries of faith and sexuality.

Cast: Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola, Anton Lesser, Bernice Stegers, Allan Corduner, Nicholas Woodeson, Liza Sadovy

Director: Sebastián Lelio

Genres: Drama , Romance

Production Co: Element Pictures, Braven Films

Distributors: Bleecker Street Media

Keywords: Emotional, Forbidden love, Passionate, Pursuit, London, Love, Girlfriend, New York City, 2010s, Transformation, Rousing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Beautifully acted by Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams and Alessandro Nivola as the three points of a melancholy romantic triangle, this is a deeply felt drama that exerts a powerful grip. show more

  • 70
    June ThomasSlate

    Lelio, whose A Fantastic Woman won the Oscar this year for Best Foreign Language Film, has a knack for observing small moments as well as huge dilemmas. show more

  • 80
    Allan HunterScreen International

    Leilo’s unassuming style serves the story and provides a great showcase for both performers. show more

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