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Four women in their sixties tell of their charged relationships with their late mothers, the power relations in the family and the relations with their children.
Three of them are second-generation Holocaust survivors and one of Yemenite origin. However, their sincerity eliminates all differences and intertwines their stories into one.
The director's artistic processes in his studio, including the use of unusual colors and burning the paper of the drawings, are integrated into the film. They wound the paper, making the colors flow, as if responding to the stories.
Director: Shai Alexandroni
Producer: Shai Alexandroni
Production Company: Independent
Duration: 56 min.
Date of Release: 05.2018
Country of Production: Israel
Shooting Format: HD
Subtitles: Hebrew, English
Festivals & Awards
Best Family Social Film Festival 2019
The WaLa International Film Festival Ladenburg 2019
First-Time Filmmaker Sessions 2019
Bucharest Jewish Film Festival 2019
International Documentary Festival “Beyond Borders” 2020
Blacksphere festival 2021
Essex DocFest 2020
Costanza Film Distribution
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