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Hadas Yaron wins Best Actress at Venice film festival

Israeli actress Hadas Yaron won the award for best actress at the 2012 Venice film festival, for the film "Fill the Void" on Satruday.
Yaron portrayed Shira, an 18-year-old Hasidic girl who is thrilled about her forthcoming arranged marriage with a young man whom she has only briefly seen in a supermarket.Tragedy strikes when Shira's older sister Esther dies giving birth, leaving the family crushed by grief.
The film, set in the secluded Hasidic community living in secular Tel Aviv, offers a rare glimpse into the Orthodox way of life, its rigid customs and traditions, but also deals with the wider themes of relationships and family pressures.
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