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The Snows of Kilimanjaro (Les Neiges du Kilimandjaro)

Les Neiges du Kilimandjaro

The Snows of Kilimanjaro (Les Neiges du Kilimandjaro)

Review score: * * * * *

cast: Ariane Ascaride, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Gérard Meylan

year: 2011

colour: yes

certificate: 15

director: Robert Guédiguian

runtime: 107

Michel has just lost his job and yet he lives happily with Marie-Claire, his wife of 30 years. Their children and grand-children fulfil their lives and they have some very close friends. Michel and Marie-Claire are also very proud of their involvement both at trade union and political level. Their conscience is as transparent as their views on life.
However, all this is destroyed at the same time as their French windows when two young armed men wearing balaclavas hit them, tied them and rob them of their possessions including their wedding rings. They later discover that one of the two men who brutally assaulted them is in fact one of the other workers who made redundant at the same time as Michel.


11/09/2012 - gnljca said :

The Last Mitterand


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