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Dheepan (The Criterion Collection)(2015) Blu-ray
 
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Dheepan Blu-ray
Criterion | 2015 | 114 min | Rated R | May 23, 2017

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Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD-50)
UPC 715515197618


Dheepan (The Criterion Collection)(2015) Blu-ray

Erran is the story of a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior who flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker outside Paris.

Director: Jacques Audiard


Dheepan

Synopsis: With this Palme d'Or–winning drama, which deftly combines seemingly disparate genres, French filmmaker Jacques Audiard cemented his status as one of the titans of contemporary world cinema. In an arresting performance, the nonprofessional actor Antonythasan Jesuthasan (himself a former child soldier) stars as a Tamil fighter who, along with a woman and child posing as his wife and daughter, flees war-torn Sri Lanka only to land in a Paris suburb riddled with drugs. As the makeshift family embarks on a new life, Dheepan settles into an intimate social-realist mode, before tightening, gradually and organically, into a dynamic turf-war thriller, as well as an unsettling study of the psychological aftereffects of combat. Searing and sensitive, Audiard's film is a unique depiction of the refugee experience as a continuous crisis of identity.

Special Features:
- High-definition digital master, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray
- Audio commentary from 2015 featuring director Jacques Audiard and coscreenwriter Noé Debré
- New interview with Audiard
- New interview with actor Antonythasan Jesuthasan
- Deleted scenes with audio commentary by Audiard and Debré
- Trailer
- New English subtitle translation
- PLUS: An essay by critic Michael Atkinson

STREET DATE: MAY 23.

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