Hadas is a teacher about to be promoted to the position headmaster of her school. Suddenly she starts to receive anonymous letters containing compromising details from sessions with her therapist Yakov. Shortly thereafter, Yakov is found dead. Subsequently, Hadas finds herself revealing secrets in an attempt to find out who is blackmailing her, learning in the process that other of Yakov’s patients have also received anonymous letters.
An original blend of social portrait, of the Israeli middle class, and terrifying thriller, about a sleeper whom it is better not to wake.
original title Sleeping Bears
international title Sleeping Bears
german title Sleeping Bears
JFBB section SERIAL FRESH: In The Long Run - Israeli Female TV-Creators
duration 3x60 min
Itzik Portal, Keren Margalit (Creator)
BIO Keren Margalit: Education: 1998- Graduate of the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School Filmography TV 2015-2017 – “Sleeping Bears” (working title) Creator, screenwriter and director – drama series for KESHET Broadcasting Will be aired on 2018 2016- “The A Word” Executive Producer – drama series for BBC One; Based on “Yellow Peppers” 2010-2014 – “Yellow Peppers” (2 seasons) Creator, screenwriter and director – drama series for KESHET Broadcasting The two seasons were purchased for remakes in the UK and in Greece. In 2011 2 episodes were screened at the UN as part of the global Autism-awareness day. 2007- “Be Tipul” (In Treatment) Screenwriter – season 2 Winner of 2008 Israeli TV Academy Award for Best Drama Series The HBO American remake won SEVERAL Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe 2002- All I’ve Got 68 minutes TV movie – Telad Broadcasting Winner of Biarritz International Festival of Audiovisual Programming Script Award Was purchased for a remake by Paramount Pictures Film 1998- “Yeled Al Hakefak” 18 minute short – winner of Script Award of Munich International Festival of Film Schools.