A Price Above Rubies Reviews

September 30, 2014
Intense drama about Orthodox Jews has mature themes, sex.
July 26, 2009
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
May 26, 2006
Yakin dares to not only enter that neighborhood, but to find beauty and sadness in it, rather than something alien or foreign.
December 18, 2005
October 10, 2005
January 28, 2005
December 7, 2004
March 25, 2004
March 4, 2003
December 19, 2002
Thanks to Boaz (Fresh) Yorkin, we now have Bye, Bye, Hasid or better yet Escape from the Tefillin.
March 2, 2002
Writer and director Boaz Yakin has fashioned a beguiling drama about the deep yearning we all have to express our heart's desire. The film's title is from Proverbs 31:10.
May 11, 2001
A Price Above Rubies is perhaps most notable for the sentimental pitfalls it manages to avoid.
January 1, 2000
Renee Zellweger, previously best known as the sweet mom from 'Jerry Maguire,' delivers a quietly stunning performance in the lead.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
Yakin cleverly introduces elements of magic realism in an otherwise starkly real, modern allegory.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
I was won over by Zellweger's ferociously strong performance, and by characters and scenes I hadn't seen before.