Where is Idrissa from Le Havre?

Where is Idrissa from Le Havre?

“Le Havre” is set much farther south, in the French port city where many of the cargoes are human: illegal immigrants arriving from Africa. The police find a container filled with them, and a young boy slips under their arms and runs away. This is Idrissa (Blondin Miguel), from Gabon, solemn, shy, appealing.

Where was Le Havre filmed?

Although he doesn’t understand a word of it, Kaurismaki has once again made a film in the language of Molière, in France, more precisely in the High Normandy region in the small port city of Le Havre, whose vestiges resist the tides of time. Marcel Marx (André Wilms) shines shoes.

When was Le Havre filmed?

Le Havre ( lit. ‘The Haven’) is a 2011 comedy-drama film produced, written, and directed by Aki Kaurismäki and starring André Wilms, Kati Outinen, Jean-Pierre Darroussin and Blondin Miguel. It tells the story of a shoeshiner who tries to save an immigrant child in the French port city Le Havre.

What is Le Havre movie about?

Marcel Marx scrapes together a living by shining shoes, living frugally with his wife Arletty in their small flat and socialising in a low-key manner with his neighbours. He takes pity on a young African refugee and welcomes him into his home.
Le Havre/Film synopsis

In which country is Le Havre?

Le Havre, seaport and city, Seine-Maritime département, Normandy région, northwestern France. It is on the English Channel coast and on the right bank of the Seine estuary, 134 miles (216 km) west-northwest of Paris and 53 miles (85 km) west of Rouen by road. Le Havre, France.

When was Le Havre liberated?

12 September 1944
The results of the bombing campaign were appalling: 5,000 deaths (including 1,770 in 1944), 75,000 to 80,000 injured, 150 hectares of land razed, 12,500 buildings destroyed. The port was also devastated and some 350 wrecks lie at the bottom of the sea. Le Havre was liberated by Allied troops on 12 September 1944.

What happens at the end of Le Havre?

Marcel decides to help Idrissa, feeding and hiding him at home, and raising money so that he can reach his mother in London where she works in a Chinese laundrette. Marcel enlists the support of his neighbours who unite in solidarity to resist the state (in France to shelter an illegal migrant is punishable by law).

Who bombed Le Havre?

RAF Bomber Command
RAF Bomber Command attacked Le Havre in the evening 14 June, twenty-two 617 Squadron Lancaster bombers and Mosquito target markers going first, to drop Tallboy bombs on the E-boat (Schnellboot, S-Boot [fast boat]) pens and one Tallboy penetrated the roof, which did much to eliminate the E-boat threat.

What is Havre?

noun. haven [noun] a harbour; a place of safety or rest.

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