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Opening Sequence: Tiff Sep and Kindergarten Teacher

opening sequence: Sep 9, 9 45 pm, TIFF 2; Sep 10, 1 pm, TIFF 4; Sep 14, 5 45 pm, Scotiabank 11, according to NOW Magazine. Rating NNNNLike 2014's The Kindergarten Teacher, Lapid's Golden Bear winner is about a character running away from identity. France/Israel/Germany. 123 min. When ex-Israeli soldier Yoav Tom Mercier, giving a wildly physical performance arrives in Paris, his stuff is promptly stolen, leaving him freezing and naked in a very memorable opening sequence. Magnetized by Yoav and his slavish sense of self-discipline, they become enablers of sorts and a hilariously intense source of sexual tension. Fortunately, he's rescued by Emile and Caroline Quentin Dolmaire and Louise Chevillotte an inexplicably rich and unflinchingly stone-faced couple who would be right at home in a Bresson or Garrel movie. ( As reported in the news.