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February 14, 2012

Fundraiser film screening

by refugeeactioncoalitionsydney

Le Havre

Marcel Marx, a former bohemian and struggling author, leads a simple life based around his wife Arletty, his favourite bar and his profession as a shoeshiner. His path crosses with an underage illegal immigrant from Africa, who needs Marcel’s help to hide from the police.  

6.45pm Wednesday March 28
Palace Verona Cinemas, 17 Oxford St, Paddington

Tickets $20 full/$15 concession

“a tale of lower-depths solidarity, a stylized and sentimental fairy tale about the way the world might be, grounded in a frank recognition of the way it is.” New York Times review

“all the master’s trademarked deadpan dialogue and delicious nuggets of bone-dry humour, and his compassion for the marginalised and dispossessed” The Guardian review

“In his own very special way, that combines wry deadpan comedy, a playful respect for the conventions of classical genre and an imitably exquisite blend of delicate absurdism and tender lyricism, Aki Kaurismäki has dealt with some of the pressing issues of our times”  Time Out London review

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