The fifth heaven2011
Palestine is under British Mandate as the Second World War rages.
13 year old Maya arrives at an orphanage on the outskirts of Tel Aviv, her mother having deserted her and her father having remarried and finding it difficult to raise her. Dr. Markowski, the orphanage director, is stunned by her arrival; he knows her parents and is reminded of his tormented love for her mother.
Maya does not easily adjust to life at the orphanage, having to fight for her place among the girls and falling in love with a 25 year old resistance fighter engaged to one of the orphanage workers, all while attempting to piece together the puzzle of her life.
Starring Guy Adler and Aki Avni.