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Les Arrivants

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 51 min.
  • Genres: Culture & Society


Each year, tens of thousands of people from troubled nations such as Somalia, Sri Lanka, Chechnya and Ethiopia arrive in France, hoping for asylum and a chance to lead a better life. Often they show up without proper papers or even luggage, carrying nothing more than the hope that they might find an opportunity unknown in their homelands torn by war, poverty and disease. Caroline and Colette are a pair of social workers who deal with the constant flow of immigrants making their way into France; Caroline...more