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35 Shots of Rum

1hr 40mins
Directed by
Claire Denis
Alex Descas,
Mati Diop,
Grégoire Colin,
Nicole Dogué
Film Language
in French with English subtitles

Lionel is a train driver. A widower, he has brought up his only daughter Josephine since she was very small. Today, she's a young woman. 

They live side by side, living in each other's pockets, in a protective cocoon from the outside world. For Lionel, everything in his life revolves around his daughter and for Josephine, her world is her father. Little by little, Lionel realises that time has passed and perhaps the time has come for them both to move on and find their independence.

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