Le Havre (2011)

Havre
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 33mins.
Genres Drama, Comedy, Foreign
Keywords illness, survival
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Aki Kaurismäki Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Stephanie Parthenay Line Producer n/a 161 5000001
Reinhard Brundig Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Fabienne Vonier Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Aki Kaurismäki Producer n/a 3 3000001
Hanna Hemila Line Producer n/a 161 5000002
Gilles Charmant Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Fred Cambler Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Wouter Zoon Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Timo Linnasalo Editor n/a 172 7000001
Timo Salminen Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Aki Kaurismäki Director n/a 2 2000001
Francois Monnie Actor n/a 1 1000013
Elina Salo Actor Claire 1 1000005
Evelyne Didi Actor Yvette 1 1000006
Blondin Miguel Actor Idrissa 1 1000004
Jean-Pierre Darroussin Actor Monet 1 1000003
Kati Outinen Actor Arletty 1 1000002
Jean-Pierre Léaud Actor Denouncer 1 1000007
Pierre Etaix Actor Dr. Becker 1 1000008
Laika Actor n/a 1 1000012
Ilkka Koivula Actor n/a 1 1000011
Quoc Dung Nguyen Actor Chang 1 1000010
Roberto Piazza Actor Little Bob 1 1000009
André Wilms Actor Marcel Marx 1 1000001
Synopsis
Marcel Marx, a former author and a well-known bohemian, has retreated into voluntary exile in the port city of Le Havre, where he feels he has reached a closer rapport with the people serving them in the occupation of the honorable, but not too profitable, profession of a shoe-shiner. He has buried his dreams of a literary breakthrough and lives happily within the triangle of his favorite bar, work and his wife, Arletty, when fate suddenly throws in his path an underage immigrant refugee from Africa. When Arletty becomes seriously ill, Marcel once more has to rise against the cold wall of human indifference wielding only his innate optimism and the unwavering solidarity of the people of his neighborhood, but against him stands the whole blind machinery of the Western constitutionally governed state, this time represented by the dragnet of the police, moment by moment drawing closer around the refugee boy. It's time for Marcel to polish his shoes and reveal his teeth.
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