- France / Austria
- 1h 34min
- Directed by: Rebecca Zlotowski
- Cast: Tahar Rahim, Léa Seydoux, Olivier Gourmet
- Language: French
- UK release: 18 July 2014
Gary (Rahim) is a tough guy from Lyon who goes to work in a nuclear plant near the Rhone, where he falls for Karole (Seydoux); but then she gets pregnant. Zlotowski plays down the romance in favour of a tense and scathing indictment of lax standards in the nuclear power industry, with well-drawn characters and fine performances.
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Grand Central25 Feb 2014
Tense drama about workers at a nuclear power plant starring Tahar Rahim
Tahar Rahim made a memorable lead for Jacques Audiard in prison thriller A Prophet, and turns in another good performance in Rebecca Zlotowski's Grand Central, a film about workers in a nuclear plant near the Rhone. Rahim plays Gary Manda, a tough guy…
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