Film on Sunday - Dheepan

Sunday, 19 February 2017 - Presented by: Film On Sunday

On the losing side of a civil war in Sri Lanka, a Tamil soldier poses as the husband and father of two other refugees in order to escape their ravaged homeland. Arriving in France, the makeshift "family" sets about establishing a new life only to find themselves once again embroiled in violence on the mean streets of Paris. Dheepan is a heartrending saga of three strangers united by circumstance and struggle and also a powerful depiction of the immigrant experience.

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