Disobedience eyes early 2017 start

Disobedience eyes early 2017 start

The forthcoming big-screen adaptation of Naomi Alderman”s novel Disobedience is due to begin filming in north London in January.

Rachel Weisz is among the producers on the project and also stars alongside Rachel McAdams. First published in 2006, the novel centres on Ronit (Weisz), a young woman who returns to her orthodox Jewish home following the death of her rabbi father from whom she was estranged.

Chilean director Sebastian Lelio will be calling the shots from a screenplay he wrote with Rebecca Lenkiewicz. The other producers are Element Pictures’ Ed Guiney, Frida Torresblanco for Braven Films and Film 4.

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