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Turning Tide

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Turning Tide, a thrilling adventure picture set on the open seas, marks the directorial debut of famed cinematographer, Christophe Offenstein (Blood Ties). This big budget production stars François Cluzet (Intouchables and Tell No One) as Yann Kermadec, a taciturn Breton who, after his friend Franck (heart-throb Guillaume Canet) breaks a leg, steps in to skipper a high-tech yacht for the Vendée Globe, a strictly solo three month round-the-world yacht race.

Early misfortune sees Yann’s boat briefly laid up in the Canary Islands, but when he rejoins the race, he discovers he is carrying a teenage stowaway, Mano (Samy Seghir). Realising his long cherished dream of winning the Vendée Globe is imperiled by the presence of the young Mauritian, a furious Yann refuses to speak to the boy. However, slowly his hostility gives way to empathy and an understanding of Mano’s predicament.

While this stunning film makes a poignant comment on migration, it is the breathtaking action sequences that make it a cinematic experience not to be missed.

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Starring

François Cluzet, Samy Seghir, Guillaume Canet

Directed by

Christophe Offenstein

Written by

Frédéric Petitjean

Country Of Origin

France

Language

French

A Nous Paris

"A HUMAN ADVENTURE THAT IS WELL WORTH BEING SHARED ON THE BIG SCREEN."

Cinetastic

"An intriguing drama that deals with the topics athletic ambition, family and friendship."

Le Point

“Cluzet is at the top of his game”

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The Clan

Official Selection TIFF and Venice International Film festival 2015, and the Official foreign language Oscar entry for Argentina.

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To a greater or lesser extent, the members of the family are accomplices in this dreadful venture as they live off the benefits yielded by the large ransoms paid by the families of their victims.

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