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The Life of Jésus

La vie de Jésus

Directed by Bruno Dumont
France, 1997
Drama

Synopsis

Freddy is young, unemployed and suffers from epilepsy. He spends his days riding scooters with his friends or hanging out with his girlfriend Marie. An Arab family arrives in town, setting off the racist prejudices of his gang. Marie ignores them and takes up with Kader, the immigrant boy.

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The Life of Jésus Directed by Bruno Dumont

Critics reviews

Dumont does not challenge us to embrace religious values, much less sacred rites, but to yearn for something greater than the ersatz reality on television, the cruelty born of boredom, and a stony resistance to beauty.
June 18, 2019
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