Wedding Doll (Hatuna Meniyar) Reviews

September 22, 2017
Writer-director Nitzan Giladi has fashioned a showcase for two excellent performances, matched by other performers in smaller roles.
July 6, 2016
"Wedding Doll" is an affecting, offbeat romance and a coming-of-age tale of a mentally impaired woman who rises above cruelty, prejudice and an overprotective mom.
June 30, 2016
Writer-director Nitzan Giladi understands the myriad reactions of "normal" people to the developmentally disabled but betrays his heroine with a condescending scene in which she dons a bridal gown made of toilet paper rolls.
April 15, 2016
The integrity of the filmmaking and the luminosity of Rosenblatt's performance are undeniable. And I suppose the fact that I was affected as I was by "Wedding Doll" is testimony to its emotional effectiveness.
April 15, 2016
Lead actress Morgan Rosenblatt... portrays the sunny, naive Hagit with a sense of a fully formed and detailed inner life, filled with dreams and determination.
April 14, 2016
Ms. Rosenblatt keeps Hagit's inner light aflame, despite the man-centric motivations Mr. Gilady has saddled the character with, and Ms. Levy is very impressive as a self-sacrificing parent ...
April 14, 2016
Wedding Doll may be a difficult film to accept at face value, but it's an even more difficult one to dislike.
April 14, 2016
Two compelling performances anchor the Israeli drama Wedding Doll.
April 14, 2016
In spite of all Wedding Doll's strengths, its scenario comes to seem a little unseemly: Giladi establishes Hagit's hopes and dreams mostly just to show the terrible ways that they're dashed.
February 9, 2016
A mildly mentally disabled young woman strains for independence in this well-crafted drama.