Q&A SESSION
DHEEPAN


On Wednesday 16 March at Palace Westgarth, you will see a special screening of:

Dheepan

 

Buy now your tickets here!

 

Screening followed by Q&A with Dr Andrew McGregor on Identities in exile: Dheepan and the myth of cultural integration in France.


France
2015 / Drama
Running time : 1h55
Director : Jacques Audiard
Starring : Antonythasan Jesuthasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Claudine Vinasithamby, Vincent Rottiers
 

" This immigrant drama unfolds in solidly involving, carefully observed fashion "  
Variety

Synopsis

Three strangers in conflict-ridden northern Sri Lanka band together as a makeshift family in order to flee to the suburbs of Paris: Dheepan, an ex-Tamil Tiger (Antonythasan Jesuthasan, author, activist, and former child soldier); lost young woman Yalini (Kalieaswari Srinivasan); and orphan girl Illayaal (Claudine Vinasithamby). As they struggle to find stability, they are forced to improvise their relationships. Soon they find they must cope with new violence and intolerance in their adopted home.


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