Justin Olstein

Feature film

A Chassidic Jewish woman grapples with a burgeoning desire for the woman she hires to help care for her ailing husband.


Chassidic woman Shoshanna Feingold (50s) hires an in-home carer Alexandra (‘Alex,’ late 40s) to help with the needs of her physically declining husband, Hirschel. As days turn into weeks, Alex becomes embedded in the Feingold family, and the two women develop a close bond. Despite the deep love she has …

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About Justin Olstein

Justin’s short film Adam's Tallit received an AACTA Award nomination for best short film, and won the commendation award at the Melbourne Queer Film Festival. His feature documentary Curtain Call premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival to critical acclaim,... View Justin Olstein's Bio

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Justin Olstein

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