Sun 5 May


Cert. 15


French Classics

160 mins

in French with EN subs

FRA | 1994 | dir. Claude Berri, with Renaud, Gérard Depardieu, Miou-Miou

In the France of the second Empire, Etienne Lantier finds employment as a coal miner in a northern French town. When salaries are cut, the miners who grow tired of their harsh living conditions unite on a gruelling strike. Often considered as Zola’s masterpiece and one of the most significant novels in the French tradition of Realism, this adaptation by Claude Berri features Gérard Depardieu, Miou-Miou and France’s beloved bard, Renaud.



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