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A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish community after the death of her rabbi father and stirs up controversy when she shows an interest in an old childhood friend. Starring Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, and Alessandro Nivola.

Love is an act of defiance.

Disobedience
Release date
June 14 2018
Synopsis
Ronit Krushka (Weisz), a cigarette-smoking, wise-cracking, career woman living in Manhattan, reluctantly returns to London after the death of her estranged father, a famous rabbi with whom she never got along. She faces the often too judgmental and unforgiving Orthodox Jewish community she fled years ago. In the lonely aftermath of her father's memorial and the community’s rejection of her, Ronit confronts the tangle of connections she left behind. Her old friend Dovid, her father’s protégé, is now heir to the prestigious leadership position and has married another childhood friend, Esti (McAdams), with whom she shared a forbidden relationship long ago. Ronit and Esti re-ignite their affair, and Ronit is again viewed as a scandalous threat to the conservative community. However, the disruption her presence creates allows for Ronit, Esti and Dovid to find a way to reconcile their love and faith on their own terms.
Cast

Rachel Weisz ... Ronit Krushka

Rachel Mcadams ... Esti Kuperman

Alessandro Nivola ... Rabbi Dovid Kuperman

Amanda Seyfried ... Sunny

Anton Lesser ... Rav Krushka

Charlize Theron ... Elaine Markinson

David Oyelowo ... Harold Soyinka

Joel Edgerton ... Richard Rusk

Sharlto Copley ... Mitch Rusk

Thandie Newton ... Bonnie Soyinka

Passion, Desire and Scandal

Disobedience Australian Classification
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