• 2015
  • France
  • 1h 55min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jacques Audiard
  • Cast: Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Vincent Rottiers
  • Language: French

Dheepan (Jesuthasan) is a former Tamil Tiger who starts a new life in a Parisian housing project with two strangers posing as his wife (Srinivasan) and daughter (Vinasithamby). Then his past starts to catch up. Touching, intense, beautifully crafted drama which loses some focus and conviction as it becomes more violent.

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