Where is Elle Kari and What Happened to Noriko-san?

A nostalgic, fascinating and heart-breaking journey into the core of the series books, 'children of the world', a very popular photographed children books in black & white from the mid of the 20th century. The books, which are still printed in Israel were created by the Jewish-Swedish photographer, Anna Riwkin-Brick (1908-1970). They were translated by Leah Goldberg. This is a twisted unbelievable detective story, which follows the missing heroes of the books. Were there real children? Where are they? is also a poignant emotional journey into a vanishing childhood of all of us, the children from the pre-television area in Israel, when trips around the world were such a far way dream. Does it worth, searching for the past, try to catch it?

Year:
2014
Length:
50 minutes
Country:
Director:
Dvorit Shargal
Poster for Where is Elle Kari and What Happened to Noriko-san?

Shown at

  1. Athens Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  2. Geneva International Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  3. Jewish International Film Festival (Australia) - 2015

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