Wedding plan

Idiosyncratic and Spiritual Israeli Film “The Wedding Plan” Isn’t Your Typical Romantic Comedy

Calling “The Wedding Plan” a romantic comedy, as the film’s press materials do, can make marketing sense: like a cable movie or an independent movie. In reality, this categorization is a bit simplistic for a film as unique, idiosyncratic and spiritual as this second feature film by American-Israeli writer-director Rama Burshtein, an ultra-Orthodox Jew whose […]

Wedding plan

The Risky “Marriage Plan” of an Orthodox Filmmaker – J.

The trailer for “The Wedding Plan” certainly elicits smiles, but it suggests an unfortunate result: Did Israeli filmmaker Rama Burshtein sell himself? Rama burshtein The acclaimed first film by the Orthodox writer-director, “Fill the Void,” was the uncompromising story of a young Orthodox woman grappling with the expectations of her parents and the community for […]