A Match Made in Heaven

( Israel / 2014 )
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Dating and matchmaking in the "Haredi" (ultra-orthodox Jewish) world has always been mysterious and intriguingly different from the secular world. At a time when the institution of marriage in the modern secular world is about to go bankrupt – increasing divorce rates, infidelity, the trend of extended bachelorhood, single parenting, etc. – the question arises: where are we going wrong? And what is it about Haredi relationships that keeps them strong and stable? How does it work?
Formats: Digital Copy, DVD
Running Time: 52/75 min.
Theme: Family, Jewish Studies, Personal Story, Religion and Spirituality, Romance, Society
Language(s): Hebrew, Yiddish
Subtitles: English
Director(s): Ronnie Kay
Producer(s): Natalie Ginat, Shay Werker
Cinematographer: Amnon Zlayet, Itzik see all »
Editor(s): Limor Fine
Excluded regions: Israel
A Match Made in Heaven

Press

  • A serious, well-made and compulsively watchable exploration of the subject
    The Jerusalem Post
  • An unusual glimpse into the matchmaking process in the Haredi community — a process that is restrained and intellectual, but still human and intriguing.
    Ha'aretz

Festival participation

  • JIFF
  • Miami JFF
  • San Diego JFF

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Production Company: Bdalak
Distribution Company: First Hand Films

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