35 Shots of Rum
35 Shots of Rum is a 2008 drama film directed by Claire Denis. It stars Alex Descas, Mati Diop, Nicole Dogue, and Grégoire Colin. It tells the story of a father-daughter relationship complicated by the arrival of an attractive young man. The film had its world premiere out of competition at the 65th Venice International Film Festival on 2 September 2008. It was released in France on 18 February 2009, and in Germany on 5 March 2009.
Lionel (Alex Descas), a widower who drives RER trains in metropolitan Paris, has raised his daughter Josephine (Mati Diop) alone for many years. They have always shared a special bond and live a secure and contented life somewhat isolated from others, in an apartment building in a suburb of Paris. Josephine, an anthropology student, is now grown and become a young woman, but she remains deeply devoted to her father.
|author||Claire Denis Jean-Pol Fargeau|
|keywords||apartment building build cab driver father and daughter isolated love affair moving on rer réseau express régional retirement party special relationship suicide wed young man young woman|