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Le Harve

  • Finland, France, Germany / 2011 / 93min / 35mm / Colour
  • Original Title : Le Harve
  • Language : French
  • Genre : Drama
  • Director : Aki Kaurismaki
  • Cast : Jean-Pierre Leaud,, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Kati Outinen, Andre Wilms, Blondin Miguel


Marcel Marx, a struggling author, has given up his literary ambitions and relocated to the port city Le Havre. He leads a simple life based around his wife Arletty, his favourite bar and his not too profitable profession as a shoe-shiner. As Arletty suddenly becomes seriously ill, Marcel’s path crosses with an underage illegal immigrant from Africa.

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