Fill the Void tells the story of an eighteen-year-old Shira who is the youngest daughter of her family. Her dreams are about to come true as she is set to be married off to a promising young man.
Unexpectedly, her sister, Esther, dies while giving birth to her first child. The pain that overwhelm the family postpone Shira’s promised match.
Everything changes when an offer is proposed to match Yochay, the late Esther’s husband, to a widow from Belgium.
When the girls’ mother finds out that Yochay may leave the country with her only grandchild, she proposes a match between Shira and the widower.
Shira will have to choose between her heart’s wish and her family duty.
Certificate: PG Distributor: Artificial Eye
Dir. Rama Burshtein, Israel, 2013, 90 mins, Hebrew
Cast: Hadas Yaron, Yiftach Klein, Irit Sheleg