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A Price Above Rubies

A Price Above Rubies
A Price Above Rubies
In a world of rules... one woman is ruled by her passion.
«A Price Above Rubies» (also known as "Gioco dei rubini, Il", "Teurer als Rubine") is a Drama film directed and written by Boaz Yakin, released in the USA on January 22 of 1998 . Renée Zellweger and Christopher Eccleston are starring, alongside Julianna Margulies, Allen Payne, Glenn Fitzgerald and Kim Hunter.
Directed by
Boaz Yakin

Written by
Boaz Yakin

John Penotti
and Lawrence Bender

JoAnn Fregalette Jansen

Executive producer
Harvey Weinstein
and Bob Weinstein

Line producer
Adam Brightman

The film tells the story of Sonia (Zellweger), a young Brooklyn woman who has just given birth to her first child. She is married, through an arranged marriage, to Mendel (Glenn Fitzgerald), a devout Hasidic Jew who is too immersed in his studies to give his wife the attention she craves. As a result, Sonia develops a relationship with Mendel's brother, the jeweller Sender (Eccleston), who brings her into the business. Sender is the only release for Sonia's repressed sexuality, and he takes full advantage [...]

Who is the director of "A Price Above Rubies"?

Boaz Yakin is an American writer, screenwriter, producer, and director.

Yakin was 31 years old in 1998, when "A Price Above Rubies" was released.

Boaz Yakin has directed movies such as "Safe", released in 2011, "Fresh"(1994), "Remember the Titans"(2000), "Death in Love"(2008).

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What was the release date of "A Price Above Rubies"?

"A Price Above Rubies" was initially released on Thursday, January 22, 1998, in the United States. Another film released on Thursday, January 22, 1998 is "Animals and the Tollkeeper" (dir. Michael Di Jiacomo)

Release date in the United States:
  • Thursday, January 22, 1998

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Renée Zellweger Sonia Horowitz
Christopher Eccleston Sender Horowitz
Julianna Margulies Rachel
Allen Payne Ramon Garcia
Glenn Fitzgerald Mendel Horowitz
Kim Hunter Rebbitzn

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Technical Details

Release date:
United States United States    January, 22, 1998  
Canada Canada    May, 08, 1998  
France France    September, 12, 1998  
Germany Germany    November, 19, 1998  
Italy Italy    August, 27, 1999  
Australia Australia    December, 03, 1998  
Japan Japan    May, 18, 2002  
Sound mix:Dolby Digital
Soundtrack:Arovecha - Performed by Jesus Alemañy's Joubanismoi Written by Orlando Valle Courtesy of Hannibal Records, a Byodisc label By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
Yo Siempre Oddara - Performed by Jane Bunnett (from the CD "Spirits of Havana") Written by Guillermo Baretto and Jane Bunnett Courtesy of Jane Bunnett & Canadian Broadcasting Corp.
Tagline:"In a world of rules... one woman is ruled by her passion."
Also known as:

"Teurer als Rubine"


"Gioco dei rubini, Il"

Countries:United Kingdom United Kingdom
United States United States
Filming location:
United StatesBensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Runtime:1h 57min (117min)
United States United States    R
Canada Canada    14A (Ontario)
France France    U
Germany Germany    12
Australia Australia    M

*Sources: Channel Four Films, GreeneStreet Films, Lawrence Bender Productions, Miramax Films, Pandora Cinema and Wikipedia
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a price above rubies
release date:January 22, 1998
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