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Directed by Nadav Lapid • 2019 • France, Israel, Germany
Starring Tom Mercier, Quentin Dolmaire, Louise Chevillotte
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Winner of the top prize at the Berlin Film Festival, this audacious, deliriously unhinged dark comedy from Israeli director Nadav Lapid evokes the whiplash disorientation of the immigrant experience with both ferocious intensity and unexpected poetry. Newcomer Tom Mercier delivers a whirlwind performance of almost feral unpredictability as Yoav, a disaffected young Israeli who flees Tel Aviv for Paris to start a new life. Desperate to integrate into his new society, Yoav sees becoming French as his only hope for salvation. But his attempts to erase his former identity soon awaken past demons and open up a bewildering existential abyss.