111 – Le Havre (2012)

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Director: Aki Kaurismäki Starring: André Wilms, Kati Outinen, Blondin Miguel, Jean-Pierre Darroussin Running time: 93 minsSubject: A small and thoroughly domesticated illegal immigrant is taken under the wing of charming old shoeshiner, Marcel Marx. With a devoted wife in hospitable, concealing the details of her affliction, the centre of Marcel’s life becomes the boy. The community previous wary of Marx, a serial debtor, give their all to assist the kid in hiding from the dour police officer sniffing around. A small story about small actions that amounts to something very lovely.

Core truth: Cometh the hour cometh the man

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