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Synonymes (2019)

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A young Israeli man absconds to Paris to flee his nationality, aided by his trusty Franco-Israeli dictionary.

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Nadav Lapid

Writers:

Nadav Lapid (screenplay), Haim Lapid (screenplay)
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Mercier Tom Mercier ... Yoav
Quentin Dolmaire ... Emile
Louise Chevillotte Louise Chevillotte ... Caroline
Uria Hayik Uria Hayik ... Yaron
Olivier Loustau ... Michel
Yehuda Almagor Yehuda Almagor ... Yoav's Father
Gaya Von Schwarze Gaya Von Schwarze ... Tamar
Gal Amitai Gal Amitai ... Eyal
Idan Ashkenazi Idan Ashkenazi ... Roey
Dolev Ohana Dolev Ohana ... Amit
Liron Baranes Liron Baranes ... Officer
Erwan Ribard Erwan Ribard ... Tolga
Yawen Ribard Yawen Ribard ... Tolga's Son
Iman Amara-Korba Iman Amara-Korba ... Yasmina
Sébastien Robinet Sébastien Robinet ... Police Agent
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A young Israeli man absconds to Paris to flee his nationality, aided by his trusty Franco-Israeli dictionary.

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Drama

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France | Israel | Germany

Language:

French | Hebrew | English

Release Date:

28 February 2019 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

Milim Nirdafot See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Stay away from this undeserved Golden Bear winner
19 February 2019 | by dbruecknerSee all my reviews

This was by far the worst movie (out of 17) that I watched at the Berlinale this year. What a shock during the prize ceremony! After 90 of its 125 minutes, I still didn't know what story it wanted to tell - only from the plot outline in the catalogue. It is an incoherent mess, pretentious, containing a few interesting scenes that lead nowhere ... In the press screening, there was a constant line of people leaving the theater.


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