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Beautiful Valley

Feature film, 90 minutes, 2012

Director: Hadar Friedlich.

Written by: Hadar Friedlich 

Synopsis :

Hanna Mendelssohn, an 80 year old widow, is a proud member of a kibbutz she helped to found. She believes strongly in the values of social equality and cooperation on which the kibbutz was created. Her world disintegrates as the privatization of the Kibbutz forces her into retirement, and after years of devotion and hard work she finds herself useless.

Awards and festivals :

Festival Molodist de Kiev: prix de la critique internationale FIPRESCI. Festival international du cinéma méditerranéen de Montpellier: prix du Jury. Festival du Film de Jérusalem: meilleur premier film. Festival International du Film de Saint-Sébastien: mention spéciale.


In coproduction with July August Productions, ARTE France. Orange - Fondation Gan.Cinéma, with the support of the Rabinovitch Film Fund

World sales: Les Films du Poisson

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