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3.9
2,494 Ratings

Le Havre

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

Synopsis

A young African refugee, Idrissa, collides with Marcel Marx, a benevolent old shoeshiner living in the French harbor city Le Havre. With unrelenting optimism, Marcel takes a stand against the officials doggedly pursuing the boy for deportation.

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Le Havre Directed by Aki Kaurismäki

Awards & Festivals

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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