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UNORTHODOX
2020, Netflix, 213 min, Germany, Dir: Maria Schrader

This four-part limited series is inspired by Deborah Feldman's New York Times bestselling memoir of the same name and was adapted for the screen by Anna Winger and Alexa Karolinski. UNORTHODOX tells the transformative story of a young woman from Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Esty (Shira Haas) lives by the strict rules of the Hasidic community until one day, she breaks away from her arranged marriage and travels to Berlin to find herself. But just as she begins to discover a whole new world, her past catches up to her. One part coming of age story, and one part thriller, set in the fun world of Berlin, we watch as a girl discovers all parts of life, of herself and as she follows the dark trails to uncover the dangerous mysteries of her family’s past. Starring Shira Haas, Jeff Wilbusch and Amit Rahav.


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