Tikkun Reviews

June 30, 2016
"Tikkun" takes you inside the cloistered world of ultra-Orthodox Jews, then burrows even further into the head of one young man and his peculiar crisis of spirit and body.
June 15, 2016
It's a testament to Traitel's performance that he makes such a vivid impression, because the script offers the actors little in the way of character development.
June 10, 2016
Transgressive, button-pushing cinema works best when it's in service of the whole, and "Tikkun" juxtaposes shock with long stillness, a long day's circuitous journey into eternal night.
June 9, 2016
Haim-Aharon's predicament threatens to become preposterous rather than haunting, but there is no denying the film's uncanny power or its visual discipline.
June 8, 2016
Impressively imaginative and stylish enough to mark its writer/director as a talent to watch.
June 8, 2016
Traitel, a first-time actor whose own background seems all too eerily apt for this character, is riveting in a demanding role with little dialogue or psychological explication to lean on.
June 7, 2016
Shot like a photo album, gorgeous frame after gorgeous frame, it continually suggests that crisis and struggle can be beautiful when viewed from the right angle.
May 3, 2016
With startling high-def black-and-white photography by Shai Goldman, the film draws on Dreyer's Ordet and Aronofsky's π in a portrayal of spiritual fallout with horror elements.