He says he wanted to make the film — which is directed by highly rated young Hungarian film-maker, Diana Groo — to promote awareness of Rabbi Jonas’s work.
She is regarded as an icon by Liberal Jews but is less well known among the wider Jewish community."
"Rachel Weisz is well cast as Regina, and together with the gentle music by Dániel Böhm and Dániel Kardos, the documentary enjoys a suitably compassionate sound."
in equal measure a documentary and a collage of moving pictures of early 20th-century Berlin, illustrates that concept. "It is a story that deserves to be known and told in Jewish homes, in rabbinicalseminaries, in conferences on feminism "
Ugyanakkor a legjobb értelemben nagyravágyó: megidéz egy elfeledett, alig ismert személyt, egy agyonelemzett, de audiovizuális valójában, érzéki hátterével még feltáratlan kort, illetve a hivatástudatot,
"Passionately directed and beautifully narrated, this poetic black and white film about the world’s first female rabbi is wholly inspiring but in terms of cinematography,it lacks a certain spark."
REGINA | A DOCUMENTARY BY DIANA GROÓ | THE STORY OF THE WORLD'S FIRST FEMALE RABBI |RACHEL WEISZ AS REGINA JONAS VOICE| MALCAH PRODUCTIONS LTD- KATAPULTFILM - TIME PRINTS PRODUCTION 2013 |