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click to enlarge OVER THEIR HEADS? The women of an Orthodox synagogue fight for a place to worship in Ben-Shimon’s Israeli blockbuster.

OVER THEIR HEADS? The women of an Orthodox synagogue fight for a place to worship in Ben-Shimon’s Israeli blockbuster.

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The Women's Balcony (Ismach Hatani)
Rated NR · 96 min. · 2017
Official Site: www.menemshafilms.com/womens-balcony
Director: Emil Ben-Shimon
Writer: Shlomit Nehama
Producer: Osnat Handelsman-Keren, Talia Kleinhendler, Leon Edery and Moshe Edery
Cast: Orna Banai, Evelin Hagoel, Igal Naor, Herzl Tobey, Einat Sarouf, Aviv Alush, Itzik Cohen, Yafit Asulin, Sharona Elimelech and Haim Znati

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Margot Harrison is the Associate Editor at Seven Days; she coordinates literary and film coverage. In 2005, she won the John D. Donoghue award for arts criticism from the Vermont Press Association.

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