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Elish’s Notebooks

82-year-old Elisheva Rise passed away. After her death, her children clear out her home, and find some journals she secretly wrote to each of her seven children, documenting 57 years from their birth to the day she died. It was her life’s work. Every evening she would sit in her home in Kibbutz Ein Tzurim and write to her children, whom she had never hugged nor kissed.
Now, they open the journals for the first time.
Following the treasure she left behind, they embark on an emotional and painful journey, learning about childhood, motherhood, and parenting.

Festivals and Awards:

Docaviv festival, Israel, 2017.

Director: Golan Rise

Producer: Haggai Arad, Elad Peleg

Production Company: Daroma Productions

Cinematographer: Daniel Kedem

Editor: Sharon Yaish

Soundtrack Editor: Aviv Aldema

Original Soundtrack: Sharon Rise

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, The Second Authority for Television and Radio

Script: Golan Rise, Sharon Yaish

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: המחברות של אליש

82-year-old Elisheva Rise passed away. After her death, her children clear out her home, and find some journals she secretly wrote to each of her seven children, documenting 57 years from their birth to the day she died. It was her life’s work. Every evening she would sit in her home in Kibbutz Ein Tzurim and write to her children, whom she had never hugged nor kissed.
Now, they open the journals for the first time.
Following the treasure she left behind, they embark on an emotional and painful journey, learning about childhood, motherhood, and parenting.

Festivals and Awards:

Docaviv festival, Israel, 2017.

 

Director: Golan Rise

Producer: Haggai Arad, Elad Peleg

Production Company: Daroma Productions

Cinematographer: Daniel Kedem

Editor: Sharon Yaish

Soundtrack Editor: Aviv Aldema

Original Soundtrack: Sharon Rise

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, The Second Authority for Television and Radio

Script: Golan Rise, Sharon Yaish

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: המחברות של אליש

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