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Welcome / Nord-Ouest pr?esente ; un film de Philippe Lioret ; produit par Christophe Rossignon ; sc?enario original, Philippe Lioret, Emmanuel Courcol, Olivier Adam.

Lioret, Philippe, 1955- (Director, Screenwriter). Rossignon, Christophe. (Producer). Courcol, Emmanuel. (Screenwriter). Adam, Olivier. (Screenwriter). Lindon, Vincent. (Actor). Ayverdi, Firat. (Actor). Dana, Audrey, 1979- (Actor). Dailland, Laurent. (Cinematographer). Sedláčková, Andrea, 1967- (Film editor). Piovani, Nicola. (Composer). Cotter, Paul. (Director). Vincent Lindon, Firat Ayverdi, Audrey Dana, Derya Ayverdi. (Cast).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 105 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Film Movement : 2010.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
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Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Philippe Lioret.
Participant or Performer Note:
Vincent Lindon, Firat Ayverdi, Audrey Dana, Derya Ayverdi.
Summary, etc.:
Bilal, a 17 year-old Kurdish refugee, has struggled his way through Europe for 3 months, trying to reunite with his girlfriend, who recently emigrated to England. But his journey comes to a halt when he's stopped by authorities on the French side of the Channel. Left with no alternatives, he decides to swim across, and goes to the local swimming pool to train. There he meets Simon, a swimming instructor in turmoil over his imminent divorce. Simon agrees to help Bilal, hoping to win back the love of his wife, who does volunteer work helping immigrants. But what begins as a relationship based on self interest, develops into something much bigger than Simon could ever have imagined, as he too will have risk everything to reach happiness.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Teenage boys > Kurdistan > Drama.
Kurds > France > Drama.
Long distance swimming > France > Drama.
Emigration and immigration > Drama.
Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany, 1961-1989 > Drama.

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