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Ushpizin (also know as Ha-Ushpizin) full movie is released on Nov 25, 2005. Watch Ushpizin online - the Hebrew Drama movie from Israel , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $1,565,016. Ushpizin is directed by Gidi Dar and created by Shuli Rand with Shuli Rand and Michal Bat-Sheva Rand. Ushpizin is available online on Kanopy and Apple iTunes.

In Jerusalem's orthodox neighborhoods, it's Succoth, seven days celebrating life's essentials in a sukkah, a temporary shack of both deprivation and hospitality. A devout couple, Moshe and Mali, married nearly five years and childless, are broke and praying for a miracle. Suddenly, miracles abound: a friend finds Moshe a sukkah he says is abandoned, Moshe is the beneficiary of local charitable fundraising, and two escaped convicts arrive on Moshe and Mali's doorstep in time to be their ushpizin - their guests. The miracles then become trials. Rabbinical advice, absolution, an effort to avoid anger, and a 1000-shekel citron figure in Moshe's dark night of the soul.

As know as:

Ha-Ushpizin, Gosti, Holy Guests, Ha-Ushpizin, Ushpizin

Release Date:

Oct 19, 2005

Release Date (Streaming):

Apr 04, 2006

Countries:

Israel

Language:

Hebrew, Yiddish

Stream Service:

Picturehouse

Production Companies:

Eddie King Films

Official Site:

Official site

Gross worldwide:

$1,565,016

Taglines:

When you really need a miracle..., You see a lemon ... they see a Miracle

Reviews

Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
The film rests squarely on the backs of Rand and his wife, who snatches the spotlight from her professionally trained husband in her acting debut.
by rottentomatoes, Dec 31, 2005
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
[The film] places a captivating life study in the context of a modern fairy tale.
by rottentomatoes, Dec 02, 2005
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
Very light, even saccharine at times, but blessed with enough pure charm to make the syrup go down a treat.
by rottentomatoes, Dec 02, 2005

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