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LES NEIGES DU KILIMANDJARO (LUX PRIZE 2011)

27.10.2016


Heure : 18:30

Lux Film Prize - At the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Lux Film Prize
In partnership with the European Parliament Information Office and the Institut Pierre Werner Luxembourg
The Snow of Kilimanjaro France 2011 | vostf | 107' | De : Robert Guédiguian | Avec : Ariane Ascaride, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Gérard Meylan, Marilyne Canto, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Anaïs Demoustier
Nomination pour la Meilleure Actrice, César 2011 ; Nomination pour Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2011
 
Although he has lost his job, Michel lives happily with Marie-Claire. They've been in love for 30 years, are fulfilled as parents and grand-parents, have close friends and are proud of their trade union and political battles. This happiness is shattered along with their French window when two young armed and masked men hit them, tie them up, pull off their wedding rings and make off with their credit cards. Their distress is all the more acute when they find out the attack was organised by a young worker made redundant at the same time as Michel.
 
« On retrouve la petite musique humaniste et populaire de Guédiguian, scandée par les cigales, et on se laisse embarquer dans cette fable militante, volontairement utopiste et revigorante, qui réussi à ménager le suspense. » (Barbara Théate, Le Journal du Dimanche)
 
« Ce film est une des réussites majeures de Robert Guédiguian, qui va droit au but et touche à l'os, incisif, mordant, fouillant les plaies qu'il a lui-même ouvertes. » (Pascal Mérigeau, Le Nouvel Observateur) 

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Cinémathèque de la Ville de Luxembourg

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