A Price Above Rubies


Release Date: March 25, 1998
Running Time: 120 mins.
MPAA Rating: R
Box Office: $1,118,808.00
Genre: Drama


Sonia, both attractive and self-determined, supresses her wandering soul under a gentle marriage to the promising young scholar Mendel and their infant son. Upon Mendel's appointment to a prestigious Yeshiva, the young family is folded into Brooklyn's Hasidic community. Sonia moves uncomfortably within the crowded community; strangely solitary but for the companionship an omnipresent Beggar Woman, and the aparition of her young brother Yossi, who died during their childhood. Mendel's close-knit family includes his firmly grounded sister Rachel and an entreprenurial brother, Sender. While the cloistered community fuses Sonia into its tapestry, Sender recognizes that Sonia shares his common de...

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Renee Zellweger

Christopher Eccleston

Julianna Margulies

Glenn Fitzgerald

Kim Hunter

John Randolph

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