Illegal Poster

Release Date: 2010

R|1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
Five people share one thing in common -- they are looking for a better life for their families.

Cast: Shirley Rumierk, Luis Bordonada, Omar Leyva, J. Salome Martinez, Art LaFleur, Jorge A. Jimenez, Fred Valle, Arturo Portillo

Director: Ric Dupont

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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

  • 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

  • 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

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