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Miami Beach Premiere Engagement! Best of Cannes Film Festival (Palme d'Or-Best Film) DHEEPAN by Jacques Audiard

  • 13 Aug 2016
  • 4:30 PM - 6:20 PM
  • Miami Beach Cinematheque at Historic City Hall, 1130 Washington Ave, South Beach
  • 60

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SAT, AUG 13, 4:30p:

Miami Beach Premiere Engagement!

Best of Cannes Film Festival

(Palme d’Or – Best Film)
and Best of Miami Film Festival

(Knight Grand Jury Prize)

DHEEPAN

Directed by JACQUES AUDIARD/France/2016/1hr,55mins.

With Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan


Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, the new film from acclaimed director Jacques Audiard (A Prophet) is a gripping, human tale of survival. On the losing side of a civil war in Sri Lanka, a Tamil soldier (Antonythasan Jesuthasan) poses as the husband and father of two other refugees in order to escape their ravaged homeland. Arriving in France, the makeshift “family” sets about establishing a new life—only to find themselves once again embroiled in violence on the mean streets of Paris. A heartrending saga of three strangers united by circumstance and struggle, Dheepan is both a tour-de-force thriller and a powerful depiction of the immigrant experience.

WINNER: Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or

Miami Int. Film Festival Grand Jury Prize

International Cinephile Society Best Actor

Online Film Critics Society Best Non-US release

“AN IMMENSELY POWERFUL THRILLER”-Andrew Pulver, The Guardian

“The most compassionate and humanistic film Audiard's made to date.”

-Oliver Lyttelton, The Playlist


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