Disobedience

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Showings

St. Anthony Main Theatre 1 Wed, Apr 25, 2018 7:00 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$14.00
Members:$11.00
Student w/ID (Box Office Only):$8.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Programs:Special Presentations
LGBTQ Currents
Tags:Drama
Romance
Religion
Family Drama
LGBTQ
Culture & Society
Adaptation
Voice Category:Show me the Love
Release Year:2017
Runtime:114 min
Country/Region:Ireland
UK
USA
Language:English
Print Source:Bleecker Street
Cast/Crew
Director:Sebastián Lelio
Co-Director:Sebastian Lelio
Producer:Frida Torresbianco
Ed Guiney
Rachel Weisz
Cinematographer:Danny Cohen
Screenwriter:Sebastian Lelio
Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Editor:Nathan Nugent
Composer:Matthew Herbert
Principal Cast:Rachel Weisz
Rachel McAdams
Alessandro Nivola
Anton Lesser
Bernice Stegers
Allan Corduner
Nicholas Woodeson
Liza Sadovy
Clara Francis
Mark Stobbart
Caroline Gruber
Filmography:Christmas ('09)
Year of the Tiger ('11)
Gloria ('13)
A Fantastic Woman ('17)

Description

Love knows no bounds in Disobedience, Academy Award-winning director Sebastián Lelio’s (A Fantastic Woman) moving drama that centers on the bond between two childhood friends and the liminal place where forgiveness and acceptance reside.

A 32-year-old woman, Ronit Krushna (played effortlessly by Rachel Weisz) goes back to the Orthodox Jewish community in England that once banished her for the attraction she had once felt for her friend. Spurred by the death of her father, a rabbi, Ronit finds herself open to reconnecting with the life she left behind. However, when she returns, she is startled to find that her childhood friend and lover Esti (Rachel McAdams) is married to her cousin Dovid. Despite this, Esti finds herself drawn again to Ronit. Their passion is rekindled and they find themselves at risk of discovery by the community and by Dovid. Weisz and McAdams are marvelous as a couple who finds strength within each other to not only explore, but defend the blossoming love between them.

Director Biography

Sebastián Lelio was born on 1974 in Mendoza, Argentina. He graduated from the Chilean Film School and began making short films and music videos, culminating in his debut feature-film La Sagrada Familia (’05). He has produced a number of short and feature-films and earned accolades such as the Guggenheim Fellowship and recently an Oscar® for A Fantastic Woman.

 


Press

"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." - Hollywood Reporter