SYNONYMS
SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS

Director Nadav Lapid

Production year 2019

Length 123min.

Country Israel

screenings

13 Jul 2019 20:30 Cinema Star

SYNOPSIS

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

CAST & CREW

Nadav Lapid
Nadav Lapid

Director

Producer

Saïd Ben Saïd, Michel Merkt

Script

Nadav Lapid, Haim Lapid

Director of Photography

Shai Goldman

Production designer

Pascale Consigny

Sound

Marina Kertesz

Edit

Era Lapid, François Gédigier, Neta Braun

Cast

Tom Mercier, Quentin Dolmaire, Louise Chevillotte

Production company

SBS Productions with Pie Films (Israel) Komplizen Film (Germany) Arte France Cinéma (France)

Nadav Lapid

Born in Tel Aviv, this director and screenwriter studied philosophy at Tel Aviv University. After military service, he moved to Paris before returning to Israel to take a degree at the Sam Spiegel Film & Television School in Jerusalem. His short film Road screened in the 2005 Panorama (Berlin IFF). His debut feature film Policeman won the Special Jury Prize at Locarno in 2011 while The Kindergarten Teacher featured in the 2014 Semaine de la Critique at Cannes. In 2015, Why? screened in Berlinale Shorts. He is a recipient of the French Order Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.


Filmography

Border Project (2003, doc.), Road (2005, short), Emile’s Girlfriend (2006), Policeman (2011), Footsteps in Jerusalem (2013, doc.), The Kindergarten Teacher (2014), Love Letters to Cinema (2014), Why? (2015, short), The Diary of a Wedding Photographer (2016, short), Synonyms (2019).

FILMS 2019