Music Box Direct: Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

Trapped in a loveless marriage, Viviane has long sought a divorce from her devout and stubborn husband Elisha. But under Israeli law, all divorce proceedings are overseen by an Orthodox rabbinical court, which can only dissolve a marriage with the husband’s consent. Despite their estrangement, Elisha refuses to grant Viviane a gett (divorce papers), inciting a riveting domestic battle of wills. Directed by Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz. (Israel, 2014, 115 minutes)

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Watch SIBYL on Virtual Cinema!

Lacking inspiration for her new novel, psychotherapist Sibyl (Virginie Efira) borrows source material from her newest patient Margot (Adèle Exarchopoulos, Blue is the Warmest Color), blurring fiction and reality in this sly, sultry character study from Justine Triet. Find SIBYL playing in select theaters and virtually with a local arthouse under “Theatrical Engagements” in the link below.

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