First screened in September 2015
Director: Jacques Audiard. Cast: Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Claudine Vinasithamby, Vincent Rottiers, Marc Zinga, Faouzi Bensaïdi, Bass Dhem, Vasanth Selvam, Nathan Anthonypillai, Franck Falise, Kartik Krishan, Joséphine de Meaux. Screenplay: Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain, and Noé Debré. Twitter Capsule:That's the Palme d'or winner everybody decided to get all up in their feelings about? That wasn't an immediate, deserved cause célèbre?
Sleek, observant, steadily winching synthesis of prior Audiard themes. Psychology deftly externalized. Actors keep it hot.
When was the last time you saw a Western movie with leads of this complexion? Or a complex look at a recuperating mercenary? Or a tough, stylish document of the migrant's unease?