3rd Thursday is another exciting addition to our monthly offering so that we can bring you more screening opportunities and also have a time slot where we can add a variety of genres from more challenging, thought-provoking features to documentaries and there may even be some lighthearted selections in the mix. We guarantee we will showcase a wide variety of material from Canada and around the world.
Film tickets: $10 for Adults, $8 for Seniors/Students
Advance tickets are available one week before screening online and at the Uptown Theatre box office (in the evenings an hour before their first screening). HST is included in the ticket price.
Screening: September 21, 2017 – 4:00 pm, 7:00 pm (please note new evening showtime)
Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop St. W., Barrie
Written and Directed by: Rama Burshtein
Cast: Noa Koler, Oz Zehani, Jonathan Rozen and Udi Persi
Comedy/Drama, PG for mature thematics, 110 minutes, Hebrew with English Subtitles
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“An engaging (and surprisingly entertaining) examination, not of belief, but of a believer, a struggling soul who more often than not blocks her own path to paradise.”
– Matthew Lickona, San Diego Reader
“Transcends [a] gimmicky premise to find a genuinely poignant sweet spot…Key to the film’s charm and sincerity is Noa Kooler …Refreshingly, the women are not stereotypes.”
– Nora Lee Mandel, Film-Forward. com
At 32, Michal is finally looking forward to the comfort and security of marriage, when she is blindsided by her fiancé’s decision to call off the wedding with only a month’s notice. Unwilling to return to lonely single life, Michal decides to put her trust in fate and continue with her wedding plans, believing Mr. Right will appear by her chosen date. Confident she will find a match made in heaven, she books a venue, sends out invitations and buys a wedding dress, as her skeptical mother and sister look on with trepidation. During Michal’s month-long search for a spouse, she enlists the help of two different matchmakers, goes on a series of disastrous blind dates and finds an unexpected connection with a charming but utterly unsuitable pop star — all while dismissing pleas by concerned friends and family members that she reconsider her risky plan. As the day of the ceremony grows closer and no suitor appears, Michal puts everything on the line to find happiness.
Won, Best Actress (Noa Koaler), Best Screen play, Best Costume Design, Awards of the Israeli Film Academy, 2016
Won, Best Actress (Noa Koaler), Haifa International Film Festival, 2016
Nominated, Best Film, Stockholm Film Festival, 2016
Nominated, Best Film, Venice Film Festival, 2016
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