Tuesday, February 21, 2017
On the Other Side of the Tracks (De l'autre cote du periph)
In 1997, a group of French filmmakers protested against the country's controversial new immigration law. In response, the government minister for urban development challenged the filmmakers to spend a month in one of the housing projects that many immigrants live in. Bertrand and Nils Tavernier did exactly that, living in a Parisian suburb, getting to know the inhabitants, filming their lives and interviewing them about issues of housing, education and policing. Rated R for language, sexuality/nudity and some violence.
Cast: Omar Sy, Lionel Abelanski, Sabrina Ouazani, Youssef Hajdi, Laurent Lafitte
Produced by: Eric Altmayer, Nicolas Altmayer
Directed by: David Charhon
Written by: Remy Four, David Charhon, Julien War
Running time: 1hr 35min
Opens: Apr 04, 2014 Limited
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