She decides to run away on a Saturday. The Sabbath is a day of rest in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, and the strict rules are a bit softer. But the web of religious restrictions is nevertheless there. She hurriedly left the home empty-handed, carrying only a small sum of cash, a passport and a plane ticket, which she could tuck into the waistband of her long skirt.
Thus begins the introduction to the German-American miniseries. It is based on Deborah Feldman's own story, which she published in book form in 2012. In the film. . .
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