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A Price Above Rubies (1998)



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In this drama set in New York City, a Rabbi's wife defies her husband to go and work in the Manhattan diamond district.

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Kathleen Chalfant
as Beggar Woman
Kim Hunter
as Rebbitzn
Jackie Ryan
as Young Sonia
Tim Jerome
as Dr. Bauer
Phyllis Newman
as Mrs. Gelbart
Faran Tahir
as Hrundi Kapoor
Martin Shakar
as Mr. Berman
Teodorina Bello
as Mrs. Garcia
Glenn Flesher
as Chief Gabbal
Adam Dannheisser
as Young Gabbal No. 1
Stephen Singer
as Gabbal No. 2
Marvin Einhorn
as Gabbal No. 3
Asher Tabak
as Yechlel
Allen Swift
as Mr. Fishbein
Peter Slutsker
as Mr. Sugarman
Lauren Klein
as Sonia's Mother
Tonye Patano
as Earring Woman
Asia Minor
as Homegirl
Roseanna Plasencia
as Homegirl No. 2
Jerry Matz
as Mr. Engelberg
Michael Sthulbarg
as Young Hassid
Karen Contreras
as Young Woman
Wai Ching Ho
as Lady Vendor
Mel Duane Gionson
as Paranoid Vendor
Paul J.Q. Lee
as Smooth Vendor
Leyla Aalam
as Israeli Woman
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Critic Reviews for A Price Above Rubies

All Critics (30) | Top Critics (6)

I was won over by Zellweger's ferociously strong performance, and by characters and scenes I hadn't seen before.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Intense drama about Orthodox Jews has mature themes, sex.

September 30, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

A Price Above Rubies isn't a particularly good movie, though Zellweger shines in a tough, gritty role that foreshadowed her more serious acting ambitions.

September 6, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Yakin's argument is presented with such blind rage and fury that his little film goes from sensitive and perceptive to sensational and scandal-mongering very quickly

July 26, 2009 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Yakin dares to not only enter that neighborhood, but to find beauty and sadness in it, rather than something alien or foreign.

May 26, 2006 | Full Review…

Thanks to Boaz (Fresh) Yorkin, we now have Bye, Bye, Hasid or better yet Escape from the Tefillin.

December 19, 2002 | Rating: 4/5

Audience Reviews for A Price Above Rubies

Great film!

Leo L
Leo L

Super Reviewer


Very well done film. Don't miss watching this one.

Leigh Ryan
Leigh Ryan

Super Reviewer

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