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Nov 25, 2010 - 19:30 - Corn Exchange

  • Director: Philippe Lioret
  • Year: 2009
  • Country: France/Belgium
  • Run Time: 109 mins
  • Ratings
  • A: 71
  • B: 51
  • C: 5
  • D: 1
  • E: 0
  • Overall: 87.5
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A young Kurdish migrant reaches Calais, hoping to be reunited with his loved one in London. Determined to swim the Channel, he is supported by a world-weary swimming instructor, to achieve his dream. This engaging film focuses on the personal relationship between the men against a background of refugee persecution.