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Fill the Void tells the story of an eighteen-year-old Shira who is the youngest daughter of her family. Her dreams are about to come true as she is set to be married off to a promising young man. Unexpectedly, her sister, Esther, dies while giving birth to her first child. The pain that overwhelm the family postpone Shira’s promised match. Everything changes when an offer is proposed to match Yochay, the late Esther’s husband, to a widow from Belgium. When the girls’ mother finds out that Yochay may leave the country with her only grandchild, she proposes a match between Shira and the widower. Shira will have to choose between her heart’s wish and her family duty.
The excellent, heartrending movie springs from the singular vision of writer/director, Rama Burshtein. One of the few devoutly Orthodox women making films today, Ms. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Andy Orrock
I would love to have given this movie 4 stars. Actors were amazing. Plot, very logical, entertaining, realistically written. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Pamela Thomas