Simon et Théodore

In this new, very touching French comedy-drama by director Mikael Buch (Let My People Go VJFF2014), Félix Moati gives a moving performance as Simon, an emotionally-troubled man about to become a father and Rivka, his wife, a pulpit rabbi of a small synagogue. He wonders how he can care for his baby when he can barely take care of himself. But his encounter with Théodore, a rebellious teen studying for his Bar Mitzvah, forces him to question his uncertainties. The two misfits set out on a crazy quest that may lead them toward accepting themselves.

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Film Info

Year2017
CountryFrance
DirectorMikael Buch
CastFélix Moati, Nils Othenin-Girard, Mélanie Bernier
Runtime 84 min
LanguageFrench w/English subtitles
Genre ,