The entire Hollywood gathered virtually for the 72nd Annual Emmy Awards. With a lot of them appearing from their Los Angeles homes. Shira Haas was all smiles as she appears at the 2020 Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 20.
Though the event was not quite so straight forward for Unorthodox’s Shira Haas. She was bound to stay awake till 4.15am as she spoke from her home in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Shira Dressed To Impress
Shira was wearing a Chanel navy blue strapless dress in organza and embroidered chiffon with a belt embroidered with black sequins, look 54, from the Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2020 collection.
Dressed to impress, the Israeli actress, 25, was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her work on the Netflix limited series. Shira looked stunning in a Chanel dress that took 1,200 painstaking hours to create. With more than 20,000 elements Floral embroidery composed of hand-cut and hand-painted organza petals in pale pink, yellow, green, and gray tones, embellished with pearls and rhinestones
Shira Recounted Experience
Projecting on her role, Shira, who was born in Tel Aviv to a Jewish family spoke to British Vogue. Shira shared that she was not aware of many of the practices in her community, including shaving your head after marriage.
She recounted that she has work in the film without having any hair. Shira admitted she was stunned to learn it would be one of the first scenes she shot. She recalled: ‘That was the final scene on the first day. When Maria Schrader, the director told me it was going to happen right at the beginning, I was so shocked.
The Story Of Unorthodox
Unorthodox is a story about a young woman named Esther’s’ Esty’ Shapiro played by Shira Haas. She decides to escape from the Hasidic Jewish community in Williamsburg.
She escapes beginning a new life in Berlin, Germany. Away from her arranged marriage to Yanky [Amit Rahav], who tries to find her and win her back. The series is based on a true-story memoir Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection Of My Hasidic Roots by Deborah Feldman.