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Unorthodox: Netflix date, Cast, Tralier, Plot and all you need to know

UNORTHODOX is a thrilling new series based on an autobiography by Deborah Feldman. But when is Unorthodox out and who is in the cast?

Unorthodox is a new German-American series that has arrived on Netflix and the series is loosely based on the autobiography Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots. This series is a first for the streaming platform as it is primarily in Yiddish – a historic language derived from the Germans. Here is everything you need to know about who stars in the series and when it starts.

When is Unorthodox out on Netflix?

Fans who like the sound of this series will be pleased to hear all episodes are available to watch on Netflix now.

The short series is made up of four hour-long episodes and they all hit Netflix on March 26, meaning fans can binge-watch this one.

Although it has only been out for a few days the miniseries has been well-received by critics who praise the performances of the main characters.

The series is only available to watch on Netflix at the moment, but it can be downloaded to watch on different devices.

Release date:

‘Unorthodox’ premieres on Netflix on March 26, 2020.


Unorthodox tells the transformative story of a young woman named Esty from Williamsburg, Brooklyn. She lives by the strict rules of the Hasidic community until one day, she breaks away from her arranged marriage and travels to Berlin to find herself. But just as she begins to discover a whole new world, her past catches up to her.


Shira Haas

The main female lead will be played by Shira Haas, an Israeli actress, who also starred in ‘Shtisel’ and ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’. The cast will also include Israeli actor Amit Rahav, and Jeff Wilbusch (‘Bad Banks’, ‘The Little Drummer Girl’), a German-Israeli actor, who grew up in an ultra-Orthodox community.

Unorthodox complete cast:

The star cast of the Unorthodox is filled with a lot of talented actors. Check out complete cast members below.

  • Shira Haas
  • Amit rahav
  • Jeff Willbusch
  • Aaron Atlas
  • Tamar Amit Josheph
  • Ronit Asheri
  • Din Doron
  • Aziz Dyab
  • David Mandelbaum
  • Delia Mayer
  • Alex Reid
  • Elie Rosen
  • Langston Uibel
  • Gera Snadler
  • Isabel Schosing
  • Yousef Joe Sweid
  • Laura Beckner
  • Michal Brinbum
  • Harvey Friedman
  • Lena Kalisch

Full cast members of the show will update on the page very soon.

The trailer of The Netflix on Unorthodox has created huge excitement among the fans. Further details from the Netflix brand new TV show project will be available on the page shortly.

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Maria Schrader 

The creative team has women in key roles for this four-part miniseries. Actor-filmmaker Maria Schrader is in the director’s seat. Schrader’s ‘Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe’ won the European Film Awards’ Audience prize. She previously helmed ‘Love Life’ and co-directed and starred in ‘The Giraffe’. Her more recent acting credits include ‘Fortitude’,  ‘Deutschland 83’ and ‘Deutschland 86’.

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