Plot:

Yoav, a young Israeli man, has a one-way ticket to Paris believing France to be his salvation from what he sees as the madness of his country. Things don’t get off to a great start as he discovers his living arrangement is unfit for living, yet his grandiose expectations leave no room for a failure to adapt. Wholehearted in his resolution to erase his Jewish-Israeli origins, he refuses to speak Hebrew and obsessively studies his constant companion, a French dictionary. He develops a particularly strong bond with his privileged neighbor who symbolizes – to Yoav – the French promise of fraternité. Nothing can extinguish Yoav’s determination to be thoroughly French. Based on the real-life experiences of writer-director Nadav Lapid, SYNONYMS explores the conflicted realm of fervent Nationalism and the challenges of putting down roots in a foreign land.

Also Known As: Synonyms, Sinónimos, Eş Anlamlılar, Synonimy, Sinónimos: Un israelí en París, Συνώνυμα, Синонимы, Synonymes, シノニムズ, Sinonimi, Eşanlamlılar, Синоними, Milim Nirdafot, Sinonimai

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