From Sebastián Lelio, writer-director of the Oscar-winning A Fantastic Woman comes an emotionally powerful tale set at the crossroads of tradition and modernity in a North London Orthodox Jewish community.
When her estranged rabbi father suddenly passes away, Ronit (Rachel Weisz, The Favourite) returns from New York to the community that rejected her years earlier following a scandal. Ronit’s presence immediately courts further controversy when she runs into Esti (Rachel McAdams), the wife of her strictly religious old friend Dovid (Alessandro Nivola).
Based on the provocative novel by bestselling author Naomi Alderman, Disobedience explores the fraught boundaries between spiritual devotion and sexuality.
★★★★ "Richly compelling" - Kevin Maher, The Times
★★★★ "Brilliantly directed by the Chilean-Argentine Sebastián Lelio" - Geoffrey Macnab, The Independent
★★★★ "An understated yet profound examination of identity and self-sacrifice" - Chloe Catchpole, Empire
★★★★ "Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams impress in powerful love story" - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian