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Un triomphe

Uplifting French comedy drama about an actor who gives a theatre workshop in a prison. Together with the detainees, he stages Waiting For Godot.

Please note that this film is in French, with Dutch subtitles.
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Étienne, an often out-of-work but endearing actor, runs a theatre workshop in a prison, where he brings together an unlikely troupe of prisoners to stage Samuel Beckett’s famous play WAITING FOR GODOT. When he is allowed to take the colourful band of convicts on a tour outside of prison, Étienne finally has the chance to thrive. Each performance is a new success, and a unique relationship grows between this ad-hoc group of actors and their director. But soon comes the final performance in Paris. Will their last night together be the biggest hit of them all?

Winner of the 2020 European Film Award for Best European Comedy.

Emmanuel Courcol, France, 2021, 107 min. French spoken, Dutch subtitles. With Kad Merad, David Ayala, Lamine Cissokho, Sofian Khammes, Pierre Lottin.
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