Le Havre

2011
  |  Book Tickets: 20/09/2013
  |  93 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Struggling author Marcel Marx finally admits defeat when it comes to his literary ambitions so he settles into the gentle ebb and flow of life in the port city of Le Havre, where he ekes out a meagre living by shining shoes. By chance, Marcel meets African boy Idrissa, who has just arrived in the port from Gabon along with several other illegal immigrants. Taking pity on the child, Marcel agrees to hide Idrissa from the authorities with the help of his kindly neighbours.