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GIBSONS September 26
France 2015, 115 min, crime/drama. Tamil and French with English subtitles.
Director: Jacques Audiard
This searing French film follows a Tamil “family” from Sri Lanka to Paris where its members must use their hard-won survival skills to navigate a whole new world. Having escaped the chaos of civil war they find another kind of chaos in their crime-ridden housing complex.
A Cannes winner, Dheepan’s conclusion was controversial, with viewers questioning meanings and motivations. Intriguingly, it ends as it begins.
Jacques Audiard: ‘I wanted to give migrants a name, a shape… a violence of their own’. Interview with Dheepan director by Jonathan Romney, in The Guardian, April 2016.
Dheepan review – a crime drama packed with epiphanic grandeur. Peter Bradshaw inThe Guardian April, 2016.
2015 Palme D'Or (Cannes) to director Jacques Audiard.
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