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Unorthodox (2020)
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Unorthodox (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 213 min.
Story: A Hasidic Jewish woman in Brooklyn flees to Berlin from an arranged marriage and is taken in by a group of musicians -- until her past comes calling.
Style: uplifting, social, touching, suspense
Plot: orthodox jew, jewish family, judaism, escape, mother daughter relationship, lesbian relationship, female protagonist, search, follow your dream, new life, wife husband relationship, musician, women in society, male nudity, social issues, brooklyn new york city, strong female lead, yiddish, jewish woman
Place: new york, berlin germany

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