“Addresses one of the great societal issues of our day – the dilemma of how the 30-ish, attractive, successful, intelligent and unmarried female finds a mate she can be happy with.” – Variety
“Genuinely romantic.” – The New York Times
“One of the very few films in which an explicitly Jewish woman is portrayed as being desirable.” – Jewish Quarterly
Much-loved Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman’s favourite Jewish film, accompanied by Hadley discussing its charms. Isabelle Grossman (Amy Irving) is happily single, but her Bubbe is determined to find her a match and hires a matchmaker for the task. There’s a pickle man on Delancey, New York’s Lower East Side, who’s keen, but what would Izzie want with a pickle man? A delightful classic that’s as relevant today as ever.