Competition: Win ‘Fill the Void’ *closed*

As tense and gripping as many a thriller, Rama Burshtein’s Fill the Void (2012) is a breathtaking exploration of the struggle between familial bonds and individual freedoms. The drama has garnered innumerable festival awards, including an seven Israeli Academy Awards as well as the Best Actress prize at the Venice Film Festival (for Hadas Yaron). To celebrate the long-awaited DVD and Blu-ray release of Fill the Void this coming Monday (14 April), we have THREE copies of Burshtein’s debut to give away to our worldly readers, courtesy of the fantastic team at distributors Artificial Eye. This is an exclusive competition for our Facebook and Twitter fans, so if you haven’t already, ‘Like’ us at or follow us @CineVue before answering the question below.

Eighteen-year-old Shira (a superb central performance from Hadas Yaron), an Orthodox Hassid living in Tel Aviv, is looking forward to marrying a handsome and promising boy of her own age. But when her elder sister dies in childbirth and the father considers leaving Israel to re-marry, Shira’s mother proposes a union between her daughter and son-in-law to keep her only grandchild in the country. Shira must then make the terrible choice between her heart’s desire and her family duty.

To be in with a chance of winning one of THREE copies of Fill the Void on DVD, just answer the following simple question:

What is the name of the foundational text of the Jewish faith?

a) The Bible
b) The Quran
c) The Torah

To enter, simply fill out the contact form below with your name, email address, subject (‘Fill the Void’) answer and postal address.*

*Please note that this is a special competition which only our Facebook and Twitter fans will be eligible to win. If you are not on our Facebook ‘Like’ list, then you can easily join us by following this link: and/or follow us on Twitter @CineVue.

Rama Burshtein’s Fill the Void is released on DVD and Blu-ray from Monday 14 April, courtesy of Artificial Eye.

This competition closes at 6pm on Thursday 17 April 2014.

Terms & Conditions
• The competition is open to UK readers only.
• Prizes must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred. There will be no cash alternatives.
• CineVue does not accept any responsibility for late or lost entries due to the internet or email problems.
• CineVue reserves the right to cancel the competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of its control.
• Prizes unclaimed after 28 days will be deemed to have been forfeited.