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Hello, Goodbye

Directed by Graham Guit

France-Israel-Italy | 99 minutes | 2008

French, Hebrew, English, Yiddish with English subtitles

French film icons Gérard Depardieu and Fanny Ardant star in this romantic comedy about a Parisian couple in their fifties who share a comfortable life, a beautiful home, a posh country club and a midlife crisis. Following a dream vacation to Israel where Alain (Depardieu) explores his Jewish roots, Gisèle (Ardant) insists they change their life and move to Tel Aviv. While Gisèle, a Jewish convert, finds her new life inspiring; Alain fights to embrace Hebrew, Jewish tradition and a new circumcision. Will Alain and Gisèle learn whether Shalom represents Hello or Goodbye?
Director Graham Guit
Countries of Production France-Israel-Italy
Year of Presentation 2008
Language(s) French, Hebrew, English, Yiddish with English subtitles
Premiere Status
Runtime 99 minutes
Principal Cast Fanny Ardant, Gérard Depardieu, Jean Benguigui, Lior Ashkenazi, Sasson Gabai
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