Fifty is an eight-part series from Endemol Shine Israel that tells the story of 49-year-old widowed screenwriter Alona Nachmias, played by Ilanit Ben-Yaakov who is struggling to raise her three children; 22-year-old Carmel, 17-year-old Yali and 11-year-old Shira.
Alona has two important goals to achieve before she turns 50. Firstly, to sign a development deal for a comedy series she wants to write about 50-year-old women. Secondly, to have sex. By the end of the season she achieves one of these.
Created and written by Hedaya, the series is directed by Levine and stars Ilanit Ben-Yaakov, Dudu Elharar, Guy Arieli, Ofri Prishkolnik, with a guest spot from Guri Alfi. Endemol Shine will distribute internationally and holds the format rights to produce or license local versions of the show around the world.