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The Marchers is a french film of genre Drama directed by Nabil Ben Yadir with Olivier Gourmet

The Marchers (2013)

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The Marchers
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Length 2h
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OriginFrance
Genres Drama,    Comedy-drama
Rating62% 3.1109353.1109353.1109353.1109353.110935

The Marchers (French: La Marche) is a 2013 French comedy-drama film by Nabil Ben Yadir. It is loosely based on the events surrounding the 1983 March for Equality and Against Racism.

The film's release in November 2013 coincided with the 30th anniversary of the march.

Synopsis

In 1983 France, teenaged Mohamed (Jallab) is shot by a policeman, but survives. Rejecting his friends' proposal of violent retribution, he proposes political action inspired by Gandhi and Martin Luther King. With two friends, and support from Dubois (Gourmet), the priest of Minguettes (Lyon), they embark on a non-violent March for Equality and Against Racism between Marseille and Paris.

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