France, 2009, 110 Minute Running Time
Topics: Drama, Middle East, Political
Program: World Cinema Now
Awards: "Audience Award/Warsaw FF, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury, Label Europa Cinemas/BerlinFF"
A smoothly crafted, emotionally affecting drama driven by powerful performances, Welcome focuses on illegal immigrants trying to reach England from Calais, and the risk taken by the French people who help them despite threats from the police. Winner of numerous audience awards and other prestigious prizes.
DIRECTOR: Philippe Lioret
Producer: Christophe Rossignon
Editor: Andrea Sedlackova
Screenwriter: Olivier Adam, Emmanuel Courcol, Philippe Lioret
Cinematographer: Laurent Dailland
Music: Nicola Piovani, Wojciech Kilar, Armand Amar
Principal Cast: Vincent Lindon, Firat Ayverdi, Derya Ayverdi, Thierry Godard, Selim Akgul
Filmography: Je vais bien, ne t'en fais pas (2006), L'equipier (2004), Mademoiselle (2001)
Print Source: Films Distribution
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