To Take A Wife

Country
France Israel
Language
Hebrew
Genre
Drama
Director
Ronit & Shlomi Elkabetz
Movie year
2004
Duration
99 min

If he doesn’t hit you, drink, gamble or fool around, what’s the problem? In 1979 Haifa, a Sephardic Moroccan couple – a wife (the incomparable late Ronit Elkabetz) and her husband of 20 years – struggle with a chaotic family life built on an unhappy marriage. He prays. She cries. A domestic emotional tragedy accompanied by exquisite music. An examination of a marital meltdown.  Part 1 of the critically acclaimed Viviane Amsalem trilogy (Part 2: Shiva,  Part 3: Gett).

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