Eden is West

Legendary Greek director Costa-Gavras returns with perhaps his most personal film, a playful fairy tale about the hardships suffered by illegal immigrants, and the magical nature of a world in which every experience is full of both promise and threat. Desperate to break free from the poverty of his homeland, Elias (Ricardo Scamarcio) boards a ramshackle people-smuggling trawler to France. But when the boat is raided by police, Elias leaps into the ocean, eventually finding himself washed up on a Mediterranean beach resort called Eden. So begins Elias' odyssey across Western Europe to Paris, where wondrous promise, helpful new friends and perilous dangers await him every step of the way.

Year: 2008
Genre: Drama, French Cinema
Country: France, Greece, Italy
Director: Constantin Costa-Gavras
Starring: Riccardo Scamarcio
Duration: 107 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains offensive language and nudity.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (France)



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