Film Series: Dheepan

2015. France. Dir: Jacques Audiard. With Antonythasan Jesuthasan. 115 min.


Three Strangers pose as a family to flee war-torn Sri Lanka, but the Parisian projects where they settle become another crucible of conflict. As an immersive chronicle of psychological and interpersonal struggles amidst an alienating, crime-filled milieu, the Palme d’Or winner earns comparison to Taxi Driver (albeit with better gender balance).

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free