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Gett : the trial of Viviane Amsalem

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  • "In Israel there is neither civil marriage nor civil divorce. Only rabbis can legitimate a marriage or its dissolution. But this dissolution is only possible with full consent from the husband, who in the end has more power than the judges. Viviane Amsalem has been applying for divorce for three years. But her husband Elisha will not agree. His cold intransigence, Viviane's determination to fight for her freedom, and the ambiguous role of the judges shape a procedure in which tragedy vies with absurdity, and everything is brought out for judgment, apart from the initial request"--Director's Fortnight.


  • "Also known as (AKA): original title, Gett; alternative title, GETT le procès de Viviane Amsalem ..."--From
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2014.
  • Special Features: Making of documentary ; The cinema of Gett--an interview with Shlomi Elkabetz ; 2015 Golden Globes symposium ; PRX Radio interview with Shlomi Elkabetz
  • DVD format; widescreen (1.85:1), Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound.
  • Spoken In French, Hebrew, Arabic; optional subtitles in English, French, and Hebrew; optional subtitles in French (hearing impaired).