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35 Shots of Rum (35 Rhums)

35 Shots of Rum (35 Rhums)
  • 2008
  • France/Germany
  • 100 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Claire Denis
  • Written by: Claire Denis
  • Cast: Mati Diop, Alex Descas, Grégoire Colin, Nicole Dogue
  • Language: French, German

Accessible, tender and warm-hearted film centring on a delicate but loving bond between a father and a daughter. Although Denis' newest film is less opaque than previous efforts, it is no less complex, and proffers a complex investigation of the negotiation between 'self' and 'other' and the difficulties of forming and sustaining any human relationship.

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35 Shots of Rum (35 Rhums)

9 Jul 20094 stars

Claire Denis’ latest venture is a far more intimate affair than 2004’s sprawling and elliptical The Intruder and a fine addition to the director’s challenging and protean body of work. Centring on the delicate but loving bond between a father and his…

Edinburgh International Film Festival highlights

25 Jun 2009

The Girlfriend Experience Steven Soderbergh’s dark and fascinating study of working girls and their credit-crunched clients. American adult film industry star Sasha Gray features. Cineworld, Wed 24 Jun, 9.30pm & Sat 27 Jun, 8.45pm. 35 Shots of Rum…

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