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Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
A young Russian woman living in Belgium faces deportation.

Cast: Anne Coesens , Alexandre Gontcharov , Milo Masset-Depasse , Natalia Belokonskaya , Olga Zhdanova , Tomasz Bialkowski , Denis Dupont , Moktar Belletreche

Director: Olivier Masset-Depasse

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Film Movement

Illegal (2010)

Release Date: March 25th, 2011|1 hr. 30 min.

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  • Anne Coesens, wife of the film's director, Olivier Masset-Depasse, gives a strong performance as Tania. show more

  • Illegal has caused a stir in Belgium, and the sincerity of the movie can't be denied. But there's little emotion to hold on to, apart from a mother's impotent concern about her wayward teenage son (Gontcharov), still on the outside. show more

  • 70

    A prolonged stay in a Belgian immigration detention center causes more than a few chinks in the armor of a strong-willed Russian femme in Illegal, Olivier Masset-Depasse's fascinating study of perseverance in the face of subhuman treatment. show more

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