A young, fiercely independent, autistic woman is the main character in Wedding Doll directed by Nitzan Gilady (Israel) 2015.
She works in a small paper factory and designs dresses as well as makes dolls in her spare time. Hagit dreams of marrying some day and is courted by the factory owner’s son.
Her mother’s life revolves around the care and protection of Hagit. Her own needs and desires frequently deferred.
The impending closure of the factory changes everything. Difficult choices must be made and challenges overcome in this haunting, yet touching story.
The film opened 1 July 2016 at the Rafael Film Center in San Rafael and the Roxie in San Francisco. It screens 27 July 2016 at the Embassy of Israel/Avalon in Washington and 1 November 2016 at the Chicago Israel FF in Highland Park, IL.
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