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Dalia Shimko in Noa at 17

Noa at 17

1982 NR

Amid the political turmoil of 1950s Israel, a teenage girl named Noa (Dalia Shimko) is caught between her desire to go to college to express her individuality and her parents' wish to send her to a kibbutz -- a type of rural Jewish community based on the idea of communal property. Noa's middle-class upbringing and the options it affords her are catalysts for tension during a time of smoldering unrest.

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