Hello Goodbye

Hello Goodbye
Following a dream vacation to Israel where a husband explores his Jewish roots, his wife insists they change their life and move to Tel Aviv. While she, a Jewish convert, finds her new life inspiring; he struggles to embrace Hebrew, Jewish tradition and a new circumcision. Will they learn whether Shalom represents Hello or Goodbye? In French with English subtitles.

93 minutes.
Mature Accompaniment under 13 (Drug abuse).
Comedy, On the art circuit
So you say tennis will help me lose my boep?
So you say tennis will help me lose my boep?


Fanny Ardant, Gérard Depardieu, Jean Benguigui, Lior Ashkenazi, Sasson Gabai, Gilles Gaston-Dreyfus
Graham Guit
ScreenplayMichael Lellouche
CinematographyGérard Sterin
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
Made in2008
Produced byA consortium of French companies

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreComedy, drama
LanguageMild, infrequent, comedic, low impact
NudityBrief rear nudity, model of penis, non-sexual comedic context
SexNone, some kissing
ViolenceMild slap in context
PrejudiceSome comic stereotypes, not demeaning
Drug abuseSome alchohol, cigarette and drug use, infrequent, in context. Does not promote or glamourise.
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Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Hollywood Reporter quote iconThis midlife-crisis-rom-com won't have audiences at hello or goodbye
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconSoeke na identiteit en plek tipies Frans- nie vir elkeen

What the People say

84 Netizens quote iconMade for TV lightweight comedy

Average .. 43%



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