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Directed by Philippe Lioret
France, 2009
Drama

Synopsis

Bilal, 17, has travelled illegally across Europe in an attempt to reunite with his girlfriend Mina, who has moved to England. He finally reaches Calais, in France, but with all legal options exhausted, Bilal resolves that his only option is to learn to swim, and make the dangerous crossing himself.

Synopsis

Bilal, 17, has travelled illegally across Europe in an attempt to reunite with his girlfriend Mina, who has moved to England. He finally reaches Calais, in France, but with all legal options exhausted, Bilal resolves that his only option is to learn to swim, and make the dangerous crossing himself.

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
2009 | 2 wins including: Label Europa Cinemas
César Awards
2010 | 10 nominations including: Best Film

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