Ushpizin

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"An Orthodox Jewish couple's faith is tested after praying to the Lord for a child on the Succoth holiday."
  • PG
  • 2005
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 7.3  (1,997)
  • 70

In Ushpizin, Shuli Rand plays the role of Moshe. Moshe was previously a Jew of secular beliefs but later on he revives his faith and transforms himself into an ultra-orthodox Jew. He starts believing ardently in the beliefs of an orthodox Jew. Moshe is married to Mali (Michal Bat Sheva Rand); they both struggle as couples to meet the growing cost and demands of livelihood. As a devout orthodox Jew, Moshe decides to wholeheartedly participate in the harvest festival of Sukkot and while doing so he gets severely caught up in huge expenses and becomes bankrupt. He seeks financial help and guidance from Yeshiva Charitable fund. Moshe and his wife are shocked to know that the Yeshiva Charitable fund is exhausted and they are left all helpless. To get rid of their difficult time they begin praying to God and asking for a miracle. Eventually, their prayers are answered and they receive a sum of $1,000 from the Yeshiva charitable fund the next day. It is indeed a miracle. Moshe and Mali are very much happy and satisfied with the fund, and in order to thank God for that miracle they decide to construct a Sukkah, a spectacular porch like area where orthodox Jews normally receive, entertain and serve good meals to their visiting guests. Moshe is astonished by the sudden arrival of his very old friends (Eliahu and Yosef); they were good friends from his good old days when he was a secular Jew. Moshe with a very good heart welcomes his old pals as he believes that guests are God send and should never be mistreated. But he is unknown of the fact that both his old buddies are prisoners who has escaped from prison. Eliahu and Yosef asks for money from Mali, they have broken all the norms of the society by installing an outdoor grill and playing wild, loud music and dancing around like crazy mad men.

Ushpizin
Ushpizin
Ushpizin

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In Ushpizin, Shuli Rand plays the role of Moshe. Moshe was previously a Jew of secular beliefs but later on he revives his faith and transforms himself into an ultra-orthodox Jew. He starts believing ardently in the beliefs of an orthodox Jew. Moshe is married to Mali (Michal Bat Sheva Rand); they both struggle as couples to meet the growing cost and demands of livelihood. As a devout orthodox Jew, Moshe decides to wholeheartedly participate in the harvest festival of Sukkot and while doing so he gets severely caught up in huge expenses and becomes bankrupt. He seeks financial help and guidance from Yeshiva Charitable fund. Moshe and his wife are shocked to know that the Yeshiva Charitable fund is exhausted and they are left all helpless. To get rid of their difficult time they begin praying to God and asking for a miracle. Eventually, their prayers are answered and they receive a sum of $1,000 from the Yeshiva charitable fund the next day. It is indeed a miracle.

Moshe and Mali are very much happy and satisfied with the fund, and in order to thank God for that miracle they decide to construct a Sukkah, a spectacular porch like area where orthodox Jews normally receive, entertain and serve good meals to their visiting guests.

Moshe is astonished by the sudden arrival of his very old friends (Eliahu and Yosef); they were good friends from his good old days when he was a secular Jew. Moshe with a very good heart welcomes his old pals as he believes that guests are God send and should never be mistreated. But he is unknown of the fact that both his old buddies are prisoners who has escaped from prison. Eliahu and Yosef asks for money from Mali, they have broken all the norms of the society by installing an outdoor grill and playing wild, loud music and dancing around like crazy mad men.

Ushpizin is a 2005 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3 and a MetaScore of 70.

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  • Release Date
    2005
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 30 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (1,997)
  • Metascore
    70