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L'esquive (2003)  link to L'esquive on IMDb  

Number: Yellow 30 & 31

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IMDb Rating:
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6.9/10 (2391 votes)

Also known as: Games of Love and Chance (original title)

Country: French, 123 minutes

Spoken Languages: French

Genre(s): Drama, Romance

Director(s): Abdellatif Kechiche

Cast: Sara Forestier (as Lydia), Sabrina Ouazani (as Frida), Olivier Loustau (as Policier), Osman Elkharraz (as Krimo), Nanou Benhamou (as Nanou)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English

Plot Outline: In the slums of Paris, a group of students - primarily North African and Southeast Asian immigrants - are staging a class production of the Marivaux play "Le Jeu de l'Amour et du Hasard," about the inevitability of class distinctions. Lead actress Lydia (Sara Forestier) takes to the material, encouraging and bullying the other students to take the production seriously. Meanwhile, her friend Krimo (Osman Elkharraz) plays her love interest on stage and harbors real affection as well.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Apr 26, 2017