Unorthodox (TV Show): Tipstor? Pick

Summary: The four-part drama inspired by Deborah Feldman’s memoir, Esther “Esty” Shapiro (Shira Haas) flees her Hasidic Brooklyn home for life in Berlin, while her husband Yanky (Amit Rahav) and his cousin Moische (Jeff Wilbusch) seek to bring her back.

Starring: Shira Haas, Amit Rahav, Jeff Wilbusch

Show: Unorthodox

Creators: Anna Winger, Alexa Karolinski

Genre(s): Drama


Unorthodox works. It feels like an immersive documentary about a woman who comes of age while escaping the oppressive religious community that has defined her entire life. And a big reason for that is a superb performance by Shira Haas.