Dheepan Synopsis
A Sri Lankan Tamil warrior moves to France to work as a caretaker.
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Movie Reviews

Foreign Film Making at its Best

By jjlaca70
Multiple languages with English sub-titles making this a audio and visual delight. Enjoy the plot's twists and turns as Sri Lankans make their way as refugees in a new country....


By ritasue
A brilliant movie. Immensely sad and uplifting at the same time. Great acting. Seems to be a true reflection of what an immigrant experiece for people from a violent, war filled background would be...


By ArtHouseGuy65
Brilliant and very intense. A fabulous not to miss piece of foreign film making....

Unfamiliar Jesuthasan Antonythasan Shows Exceptional Performance.

By songsteven
I have been wanting to watch Dheepan for over a year now, and to see a powerful film after waiting for long really served my appetite! Helmed by French pioneer Jacques Audiard with his ambition on...


Serious film. Very gritty and raw. A real survival story....


By reneinphx
Very realistic and moving. The end was a bit too Hollywood but I forgive them for this. The story is compelling and needs to be told. The life of a refugee is not what we all think it is and living...

Eye opener with heart

By akisambert
It's not just s French film but a cultural one that bridges many counties and ages. Your investment in the charters pays off with a roller coaster of emotions and great depth. No wonder it won such a...

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Rated R | For Brief Sexuality/Nudity, Violence and Language.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Powerful, violent movie about three Sri Lankan refugees.
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