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Author: Philippe LioretChristophe RossignonEmmanuel CourcolOlivier AdamVincent LindonAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Film Movement, [2010]
Series: Film Movement series, v. 8, film 2.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : FrenchView all editions and formats
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A 17-year-old Kurdish refugee, Bilal, has struggled his way through Europe in an attempt to reunite with his girlfriend, who has emigrated to England. When he is stopped in France, he decides to swim the English Channel to complete his journey. While training at a local swimming pool he meets Simon, a middle-aged swim instructor, who agrees to help Bilal, in order to regain the affection of his wife.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Short films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Foreign language films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Philippe Lioret; Christophe Rossignon; Emmanuel Courcol; Olivier Adam; Vincent Lindon; Firat Ayverdi; Audrey Dana; Laurent Dailland; Andrea Sedláčková; Nicola Piovani; Paul Cotter; Nord-Ouest Production.; Film Movement (Firm); Andréa Sedlackova
ISBN: 9781449815219 1449815219
Language Note: In French, English and Kurdish with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
OCLC Number: 535648996
Notes: Includes the short film "The Berlin Wall" (15 min.), directed by Paul Cotter.
Special features: biographies of director Philippe Lioret, actor Vincent Lindon and actress Audrey Dana; Welcome theatrical trailer.

Plymouth State University notes:
Originally released by Nord-Ouest Films in 2009.
A 17-year-old Kurdish refugee, Bilal, has struggled his way through Europe in an attempt to reunite with his girlfriend, who has emigrated to England. When he is stopped in France, he decides to swim the English Channel to complete his journey. While training at a local swimming pool he meets Simon, a middle-aged swim instructor, who agrees to help Bilal, in order to regain the affection of his wife
Credits: Director of photography, Laurent Dailland ; editor, Andrea Sedlácková ; music, Nicola Piovani.
Cast: Vincent Lindon, Firat Ayverdi, Audrey Dana, Derya Ayverdi.
Awards: Winner, Grand Jury Prize for Dramatic Feature, Heartland Film Festival ; Winner, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury & Label Europa Cinemas Award, Berlin International Film Festival ; Nominated for 10 Cesar Awards including Best Film.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 2.0 ; dual layers ; enhanced for 16x9 television.
Series Title: Film Movement series, v. 8, film 2.
Other Titles: Berlin Wall.
Welcome (Motion picture : 2009)
Berlin Wall
Responsibility: Nord-Ouest présente ; un film de Philippe Lioret ; produit par Christophe Rossignon ; scénario original, Philippe Lioret, Emmanuel Courcol, Olivier Adam.
Local System Bib Number:
.b13714879

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A 17-year-old Kurdish refugee, Bilal, has struggled his way through Europe in an attempt to reunite with his girlfriend, who has emigrated to England. When he is stopped in France, he decides to swim the English Channel to complete his journey. While training at a local swimming pool he meets Simon, a middle-aged swim instructor, who agrees to help Bilal, in order to regain the affection of his wife.
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