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Aliyah
a film by Elie WAJEMAN
Original title : Alyah
avec Pio Marmaï, Cédric Kahn et Adèle Haenel

produit par 24 mai Production et Les films Pelléas

Release date : september 19th 2012

synopsis

Paris. 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. 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.





22/05/12 - sélection à la quinzaine des réalisateurs !
Le premier film de Elie Wajeman sera présenté en première mondiale au festival de Cannes





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