Shakira (2019)

  |  Short, Drama


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While trying to save her family from a return to the street, Shakira, a young gypsy woman, meets Marius, a member of a robber gang.


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9 August 2020 | broadway309
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| Quality filmmaking and accurate depiction
This short film hits all the right notes. The direction and cinematography are solid, and the story provides a masterful glimpse into the plight of the Roma community in France. It leaves the audience wanting to fight for them. Actors are rightfully spot-on, since many of them are from the Roma community in the outskirts of Paris, according to the director:

"Merlant says she involved her friends from the gypsy community as much as possible in both the acting roles and also production roles, such as catering, and set design."

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Genres

Short | Drama

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Release Date:

11 December 2019

Language

French, Romany


Country of Origin

France

Filming Locations

Paris, France

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