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LE HAVRE

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Directed by Aki Kaurismäki
Finland, France, 2011
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

In the French harbor city of Le Havre, fate throws young African refugee Idrissa into the path of Marcel Marx, a well-spoken bohemian who works as a shoe-shiner. With innate optimism and the unwavering support of his community, Marcel stands up to officials doggedly pursuing the boy for deportation.

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Synopsis

In the French harbor city of Le Havre, fate throws young African refugee Idrissa into the path of Marcel Marx, a well-spoken bohemian who works as a shoe-shiner. With innate optimism and the unwavering support of his community, Marcel stands up to officials doggedly pursuing the boy for deportation.

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Le HavreDirected byAki Kaurismäki

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2011 | 2 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize
2011 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Locarno International Film Festival
2011 | Winner: Best Actress (Swiss Critics Boccalino Award)

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