Dheepan

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Summary

  • To escape the civil war in Sri Lanka, a former soldier, a young woman and a little girl pose as a family. They end up settling in a housing project outside Paris. Even though they barely know one another, they try to build a life together.

Notes

  • Title from title frame.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
  • Special features: Audio commentary from 2015 featuring director Jacques Audiard and co-screenwriter Noé Debré; New interview with Audiard; New interview with actor Antonythasan Jesuthasan; Deleted scenes with audio commentary by Audiard and Debré; Trailer; Plus, an essay by critic Michael Atkinson.
  • DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (2.40:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
  • Tamil and French dialogue with optional English subtitles.
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