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7.6 IMDB rating

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Vincent Lindon

Vincent Lindon

Simon Calmat
Audrey Dana

Audrey Dana

Marion Calmat
Selim Akgul

Selim Akgul

Zoran
Firat Celik

Firat Celik

Koban
Murat Subasi

Murat Subasi

Mirko


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Philippe Lioret

Philippe Lioret

(original scenario)
Emmanuel Courcol

Emmanuel Courcol

(original scenario)


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A good movie

2 years, 3 months ago at Jan 20 9:09
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Even though I don't live in France for already almost a decade (time goes by so fast!), I still like to watch a French movie from time to time. Before watching this one, I honestly never heard of it but since the ratings were pretty good, I thought I should give it a try. When I heard about the storyline, I thought it would be some kind of sport thriller like 'Rocky' but it was actually a heavy so... read more
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Description: Bilal is 17 years old, a Kurdish boy from Iraq. He sets off on an adventure-filled journey across Europe. He wants to get to England to see his love who lives there. Bilal finally reaches Calais, but how do you cover 32 kilometers of the English Channel when you can't swim? The boy soon discovers that his trip won't be as easy as he i ... (more)
Release date: 11 March 2009
France (4), Social Issues (2), 2000s (2), Drama (2), Politics (2), England (1), Own (1), Color (1), 2009 (1), Drowning (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Illegal Immigrant (1), Film Movement (1), English Channel (1), 110 Min. (1), Swimmig (1), French (1), Swimming Hall (1), 32 Kilometres (1), Love (1)
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" Bilal is a 17-year-old Kurdish boy from Iraq. He sets off on an adventure-filled journey across Europe. He wants to get to England to see his love who lives there. Bilal finally reaches Calais, but how do you cover 32 kilometers of the English Channel when you can’t swim? The boy soon discovers that his trip won’t be as easy as he imagined… The community of struggling illegal aliens in Calais is captured with authenticity, from the point of view of people who arrived there knowing nothi"


johanlefourbe posted a review 2 years, 3 months ago

A good movie

“Even though I don't live in France for already almost a decade (time goes by so fast!), I still like to watch a French movie from time to time. Before watching this one, I honestly never heard of it but since the ratings were pretty good, I thought I should give it a try. When I heard about the storyline, I thought it would be some kind of sport thriller like 'Rocky' but it was actually a heavy social drama but I didn't mind. It is a very interesting and sad movie about illegal immigrants in Calais who want to go to England but are stuck in France. Honestly, even though I wasn't really surprised, I was still shocked by the attitude and methods used by the French authorities. Basically, if you give a ride or give a pizza to one of those guys, you could be put in jail since it is against the” read more

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