Programme 2019

Synonyms (Synonymes)

Director: Nadav Lapid

fiction

India Premiere

Section: World Cinema

Country: France, Israël, Germany | Year: 2019

Language(s): Hebrew, French | Time: 123 mins

Synopsis

Yoav, a young Israeli, lands in Paris, hoping that France and the French language will save him from the madness of his country.

Director's Bio

Nadav Lapid is an Israeli film director and writer, known for The Kindergarten Teacher (2014), which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. The film won 20 international awards, was screened in more than 150 international festivals, released in numerous territories including the U.S., and was selected as one of the 10 best films of 2015 by The New York Times.