Ambitious, unusual and bitterly disappointing, this offbeat drama about a young woman torn between the demands of a strict religious community and her own desires lacks the devastatingly subtle emotional depth that made writer-director Boaz Yakin's first
film, FRESH, such a powerful experience. Raised within Jewish Orthodox traditions, Sonia (Renee Zellweger) is restless and confused, unsure of her place in the world despite her religion's strict and precise teachings about a woman's ambitions and obligations. Married to promising young scholar
Mendel (Glenn Fitzgerald) and the mother of a new baby, Sonia is plagued by intensely passionate, sensual emotions and sen...