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PARIAH

France, 2000 (MIFF 2001, International Panorama)

Director: Nicolas Klotz

New Year's Eve in Paris. Victor (18) and Momo (25) are stranded in a bus heading towards the health centre for homeless people. 24 hours before: Victor is fired from his job as a delivery boy for a video club when his motorbike is stolen and he is thrown out of his room for not having paid the rent for three months. While roaming the streets, he meets Momo, a young and crafty homeless guy who will lead him through the reality of social exclusion But Victor has also just fallen in love with Anabelle. This film garnered director Nicolas Klotz, the Special Jury Prize at the San Sebastian Film Festival in 2000.

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