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by Nadav Lapid


Yoav, a young Israeli, is determined to wipe out his origins and become French. In Paris, he abandons the Hebrew language and strives in all sorts of ways to find a new identity.

international title: Synonyms
original title: Synonymes
country: France, Israel, Germany
sales agent: SBS Films International
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Nadav Lapid
film run: 123'
release date: FR 27/03/2019, PT 16/05/2019, CH 6/06/2019, DE 5/09/2019
screenplay: Nadav Lapid
cast: Tom Mercier, Quentin Dolmaire, Louise Chevillotte, John Sehil, Gaël Raes, Chris Zastera, Jonathan Boudina
cinematography by: Shai Goldman
film editing: Era Lapid, François Gédigier, Neta Braun
art director: Pascale Consigny
costumes designer: Khadija Zeggaï
producer: Saïd Ben Saïd, Michel Merkt
co-producer: Jonas Dornbach, Osnat Handelsman-keren, Janine Jackowski, Talia Kleinhendler
associate producer: Kevin Chneiweiss
production: SBS Films Productions, Pie Films, Komplizen Film, ARTE France Cinéma
backing: CNC - Aide aux Cinémas du Monde (FR)
distributor: SBS Films Distribution, Films4You, Grandfilm

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