Disobedience is a romantic drama film written by Rebecca Lenkiewicz, Sebastián Lelio and directed by Sebastián Lelio. Disobedience is produced by Ed Guiney, Frida Torresblanco, Rachel Weisz and the cinematography by Danny Cohen.

Story: From a screenplay by Sebastián Lelio and Rebecca Lenkiewicz, the film follows a woman as she returns to the community that shunned her decades earlier for an attraction to a childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality. Based on Naomi Alderman’s book, the film stars Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams and Alessandro Nivola.


  • Alessandro Nivola as Rabbi Dovid Kuperman
  • Allan Corduner as Uncle Moshe 
  • Anton Lesser as Rav Kruschka
  • Bernice Stegers as Aunt Fruma
  • Liza Sadovy as Rebbetzin Goldfarb
  • Nicholas Woodeson as Rabbi Goldfarb
  • Rachel McAdams as Esti Kuperman
  • Rachel Weisz as Ronit Krushka

Disobedience will be released April 27, 2018 in the United States by Bleecker Street.

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