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GERMANY , France , Belgium | 118 minutes | 2017

Highly political film about the meeting between a journalist exiled to France (Karl Marx) and the rebellious son of a wealthy German industrialist (Friedrich Engels). Sparks fly. The director of the hard-hitting documentary I’m Not Your Negro (2016) delves into the early years of the author of Das Kapital and his meeting with his alter ego, Friedrich Engels. This elegant, fast-paced biopic about 19th-century schools of thought and worker movements holds up a mirror to today’s world, where social inequality is worse than ever.

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Programs

Monday October 9, 2017

Program #147
18:45
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10

Tuesday October 10, 2017

Program #293
13:00
Cinéma du Parc 2

Raoul Peck

No biography

distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Pascal Bonitzer
  • Interpreter August Diehl, Stefan Konarske, Vicky Krieps, Olivier Gourmet

contact

  • K_Films Amérique

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