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3Ronit Elkabetz (Hebrew: רונית אלקבץ‎, Arabic: رونيت القبص, November 27, 1964 April 19, 2016) was an UsefulNotes/{{Israel}}i actress, screenwriter and director of Moroccan descent. She worked in both Israeli and French cinema (she was fluent in French) and won three Ophir Awards, with a total of seven nominations over her career.
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5She specialized in the roles of women who are confronted to various psychological, emotional and social troubles in contemporary Israeli society. Her younger brother Shlomi became a director whom [[DirectedByCastMember she worked with on a film trilogy in which she starred]] as the main character, Viviane Amsalem, a woman who struggles to overcome her difficulties (couple problems and religious pressure, mostly) and obtain divorce following her ArrangedMarriage with a man she doesn't love.
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7She passed away from lung cancer on April 19, 2016 at the age of 51.
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9!!Notable works:
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11* ''Florentine'' (TV series)
12* ''Sh'Chur''
13* ''Origine contrôlée'' (US title: ''Made in France'')
14* ''Metamorphosis of a Melody''
15* ''Late Marriage''
16* ''Or (My Treasure)''
17* ''Film/TheBandsVisit''
18* The ''Viviane Amsalem'' trilogy:
19** ''To Take a Wife''
20** ''Shiva (Seven Days)''
21** ''Film/GettTheTrialOfVivianeAmsalem''
22* ''The Girl on the Train''
23* ''Zion and His Brother''
24* ''Film/{{Mabul}}''
25* ''Les Mains libres''
26* ''WesternAnimation/{{Zarafa}}''
27* ''Trepalium'' (TV series)

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