The Snows of Kilimanjaro
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The Snows of Kilimanjaro
Despite losing his job, Michel lives happily with Marie-Claire. They have been in love for more than thirty years ...Their children and grandchildren delight them... They have plenty of close friends...They are proud of their union and political struggles... Their conscience is as clear as their view of life. This happiness will be shattered along with their French window by two young men, armed and masked, who beat them, tie them up, snatch their wedding rings and flee with their credit cards... The shock will be all the more violent when they discover that this brutal attack was organized by… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The film succeeds as an ethical enquiry and as populist, politically intelligent drama."
‑ Geoff Andrew, Time Out
"A memorable film to warm a winter heart."
‑ Linda Barnard, Toronto Star
"Justice, decency and solidarity sometimes feel like old-fashioned virtues but they lie at the heart of The Snows Of Kilimanjaro."
‑ Allan Hunter, Daily Express
"Robert Guédiguian's affecting blend of social grit and domestic tenderness steers clear of sentimentality - just."
‑ Marc Lee, Daily Telegraph
"A poignant portrait of marriage and a dramatic chronicle of hardships and justice."
‑ David Parkinson, Empire Magazine
"[A] richly textured and hearty yet fable-like view of domestic intimacy and social conflict."
‑ Richard Brody, New Yorker
"Unusual, compelling and inspirational enough to moisten your eyes."
‑ Graham Young, Birmingham Post
"Deeper than it first appears. And even playing a dullard, Darroussin dazzles."
‑ David Jenkins, Little White Lies
"This heart-warming and socially conscious French drama is poignantly beautiful with a standout lead performance from director Robert Guediguian's muse, Ariane Ascaride."
‑ Jennifer Tate, ViewLondon
"Shot in warm, summery tones, TSOK muses pertinently on justice and forgiveness while painting a moving portrait of an enduring marriage."
‑ Tom Dawson, Total Film
"Like the characters themselves, the performances are highly sympathetic but the film remains a social debate in the great 19th-century tradition..."
‑ Kate Taylor, Globe and Mail
"Characteristically honest and affecting."
‑ Philip French, Observer [UK]
"It's made with a sure and steady hand that never takes shortcuts with its important message."
‑ Phelim O'Neill, Guardian
"Contains no traces of Hemingway whatsoever. Good."
‑ Siobhan Synnot, Scotsman
"Provocative stuff."
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