Ushpizin – Israel – Dir: Gidi Dar – 4/5
(This is the review I did when I saw the film at the 2005 Sydney Film Festival.)

This is a very moving film, and the subject is extremely unusual.  Normally it could not be filmed, but the filmmaker has been able to pull it off with the co-operation of some of the ultra-Orthodox Jews of Jerusalem.

The wife talks to God as if He is a husband.  Both their relationships with God and with each other are very touching. Especially touching is a scene where the husband and wife both pray together & their prayer is answered.

Nice colloquial subtitles. Often funny: ‘So they aren't the Holy Ushpizin.’ 
Often profound: ‘Don't get angry,’ says the Rabbi. ‘God save us from anger. You are nothing. I am nothing.’

‘There is only God.’

Beautifully & eloquently simple.