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Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD FOREIGN DHEEP (Text) 31208911962472 audiovisual Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681433011
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
Wide screen (2.35:1).
Special features: Audio commentary from 2015 featuring director Jacques Audiard and coscreenwriter Noâe Debrâe; New interview with Audiard; New interview with actor Antonythasan Jesuthasan; Deleted scenes with audio commentary by Audiard and Debré; Trailer; Plus, an essay by critic Michael Atkinson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Claudine Vinasithamby, Vincent Rottiers, Marc Zinga.
Summary, etc.:
To escape the civil war in Sri Lanka, a former soldier, a young woman and a little girl pose as a family. They end up settling in a housing project outside Paris. Even though they barely know one another, they try to build a life together.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
French or Tamil dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject: Sri Lankans > France > Paris > Drama.
Refugees > France > Paris > Drama.
Immigrant families > France > Paris > Drama.
Criminal behavior > France > Paris > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Crime films.

  • Alert
    "In an ar rest ing per formance, the nonprofessional actor ANTONYTHASAN JESUTHASAN (himself a former child soldier) stars as a Tamil fighter who, along with a woman and child posing as his wifeand daughter, flees war-torn Sri Lanka only to land in a Paris suburb riddled with drugs. As th e makeshift family embarks on a new life, Dheepan settles into an intimate social-realist mode, before tightening, gradually and organically, into a dynamic turf-war thriller, as well as an unsettling study of the psychological aftereffects of combat. Searing and sensitive, Audiard’s film is a unique depiction of the refugee experience as a continuous crisis of identity."
  • Baker & Taylor
    A Sri Lankan Tamil warrior flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker of a housing block outside Paris in a crime-ridden neighborhood.

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