ALIYAH

By Elie WAJEMAN

REZO FILMS - as SALES All rights, World / DISTR

Thriller - Completed 2012


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Directors' Fortnight 2012
Directors' Fortnight
    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Thriller
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Elie WAJEMAN
    • Producer(s)
    • Lola GANS (24 MAI PRODUCTION)
    • Synopsis
    • Paris 2011. Alex is twenty-seven. He makes a living selling hash and pays off the debts of his brother Isaac who, after providing him with support, has become a burden for him. So when his cousin tells him that he is opening a restaurant in Tel Aviv, Alex imagines joining him to start a new life at last.
      Determined to leave, Alex has to find money and make aliyah.
      But he also has to say goodbye to Paris, a city that he loves, Esther his ex, Mathias his old friend and Jeanne whom he has just met.
      Torn between aliyah, his drug deals, his complex love life and a destructive brother, Alex has to find his own path.
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