93 minutes — PG, 35mm, Aki Kaurismäki, Finland, 2011
AWARD WINNER, CANNES 2011
A young Senegalese refugee is separated from his stowaway family and ends up in the French port city of Le Havre (“Haven”), where he’s befriended by an aging shoe-shiner in director Kaurismaki’s welcome return — an intelligent and emotional vision of Europe as it could be, rather than as it is.
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