À la Place du Coeur (Where the Heart Is)
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À la Place du Coeur (Where the Heart Is)
Robert Guediguian directed this French drama about the affair of a young woman and a black man in working-class Marseilles, as told by pregnant 16-year-old voiceover narrator Clementine, aka Clim (Laure Raoust). Clim's lover is 18-year-old Francois, aka Bebe (Alexandre O Gou), imprisoned on phony rape charges by a racist policeman. A flashback covers their past as childhood sweethearts who became lovers, while revealing Clim's caring family -- her mason father Joel (Jean-Pierre Darroussin), her mother Marianne (Ariane Ascaride), and her sister Sophie, aka Soeurette (Veronique Balme).… More