WASHINGTON JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
Dir. Michal Aviad | 93 min
Hebrew with English subtitles
Saturday, May 115:45 PM E Street Cinema Pre-sale only*
Saturday, May 186:15 PM Bethesda Row Cinema
*Saturday screenings before 6:00 PM are pre-sale only in observance of Shabbat. Tickets to these screenings will not be available for purchase at the door.
In this timely tale from feminist filmmaker Michal Aviad (The Women Pioneers, Dimona Twist), Orna—a blazing Liron Ben Shlush—is the mother of three with a husband struggling to start his own restaurant. To help support her family, she returns to the workplace, landing a job with a former army superior, who is now a successful real estate developer.
As Orna embraces her new position, she begins to experience escalating sexual harassment from her boss. Her rapid rise through the ranks is accompanied by an increasingly aggressive pattern of predatory behavior, which threatens her career and marriage.
- "In a simmering, introspective performance, Ben Shlush makes the push and pull between providing for her family and being a supportive wife to her husband and her own sanity and self-worth vividly universal." ― The Hollywood Reporter
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