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Cleveland premiere!


France, Germany, Israel | 2019 | Nadav Lapid

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Winner of the top prize at the 2019 Berlin Int’l Film Festival, this brilliant new comedy from the director of The Kindergarten Teacher and Policeman tells of a disgruntled ex-Israeli soldier who moves to Paris with the intention of erasing his national identity and starting over, Hebrew-French dictionary in hand, as a Frenchman. “Breathtaking…An excoriation of Israel’s militant machismo and a self-teasing parody of Parisian stereotypes.” -Variety. Cleveland premiere. Subtitles. DCP. 123 min.

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Saturday 1/25
Sunday 1/26
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at the Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

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