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An entertaining and good-hearted romantic comedy that gives a light Orthodox twist to "Romeo and Juliet".


Matchmaking is Israel's biggest box office hit of the year and is full of hijinks, jokes, and slapstick humor thanks to matchmaker Malki (Irit Kaplan from the beloved Israeli show The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem and Academy Award entry Foxtrot) and her deputy, Baruch (Maor Schwitzer from the internationally acclaimed show Shtisel), along with plenty of one-liners about spicy salads and noodle kugels, with a heavy dose of Yiddish sprinkled into the Hebrew script.


Moti Bernstein is the son every mother wants, a student every Rabbi loves to teach, the ideal Yeshiva Bucher, the perfect match for every bride. He has it all: a "good family", a brilliant mind, and he is not bad looking either. In search of a wife, he will meet the best girls in the Jewish orthodox world but will fall for the one girl he can never have. The only one he wants. Against everything he knows and every value he holds dear, Moti will be forced to go out on a limb in the most unexpected and unusual of ways. Who will win? The system or the inner voice?


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  • Year
    2022
  • Runtime
    96 minutes
  • Language
    Hebrew w/subtitles
  • Country
    Israel
  • Premiere
    Sneak Preview
  • Director
    Erez Tadmor
  • Screenwriter
    Erez Tadmor, Hava Divon & Yaki Reisner
  • Producer
    Moshe Edery, Leon Edri
  • Cast
    Maor Schwitzer, Liana Ayun, Amit Rahav, Irit Kaplan, Adi Biti, Guy Loel, Roy Assaf, Raymonde Amsallem
  • Cinematographer
    Roey Roth
  • Editor
    Einat Glaser-Zarhin