A Price Above Rubies (1998) - Rotten Tomatoes

A Price Above Rubies (1998)

A Price Above Rubies (1998)

A Price Above Rubies



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Movie Info

In this drama set in New York City, a Rabbi's wife defies her husband to go and work in the Manhattan diamond district.more
Rating: R (For sexuality and brief language)
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Boaz Yakin
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 18, 2000


Kathleen Chalfant
as Beggar Woman
Kim Hunter
as Rebbitzn
Jackie Ryan
as Young Sonia
Tim Jerome
as Dr. Bauer
Phyllis Newman
as Mrs. Gelbart
Faran Tahir
as Hrundi Kapoor
Martin Shakar
as Mr. Berman
Teodorina Bello
as Mrs. Garcia
Glenn Flesher
as Chief Gabbal
Adam Dannheisser
as Young Gabbal No. 1
Stephen Singer
as Gabbal No. 2
Marvin Einhorn
as Gabbal No. 3
Asher Tabak
as Yechlel
Allen Swift
as Mr. Fishbein
Peter Slutsker
as Mr. Sugarman
Lauren Klein
as Sonia's Mother
Tonye Patano
as Earring Woman
Asia Minor
as Homegirl
Roseanna Plasencia
as Homegirl No. 2
Jerry Matz
as Mr. Engelberg
Michael Sthulbarg
as Young Hassid
Karen Contreras
as Young Woman
Wai Ching Ho
as Lady Vendor
Mel Duane Gionson
as Paranoid Vendor
Paul J.Q. Lee
as Smooth Vendor
Leyla Aalam
as Israeli Woman
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Critic Reviews for A Price Above Rubies

All Critics (48) | Top Critics (11)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Full Review… | April 12, 2002
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

Intense drama about Orthodox Jews has mature themes, sex.

Full Review… | September 30, 2014
Common Sense Media

A Price Above Rubies isn't a particularly good movie, though Zellweger shines in a tough, gritty role that foreshadowed her more serious acting ambitions.

Full Review… | September 6, 2010
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Yakin's argument is presented with such blind rage and fury that his little film goes from sensitive and perceptive to sensational and scandal-mongering very quickly

Full Review… | July 26, 2009

Yakin dares to not only enter that neighborhood, but to find beauty and sadness in it, rather than something alien or foreign.

Full Review… | May 26, 2006
Combustible Celluloid

Audience Reviews for A Price Above Rubies


Very well done film. Don't miss watching this one.

Leigh Ryan

Super Reviewer

Great film!

Leo L

Super Reviewer


Reminded me a bit of Holy Rollers with the Look Inside the Hasidic Community & Customs & Someone Struggling with that

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