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La Rançon de la gloire
La Rançon de la gloire

Comedy, Drama


Belgium, France

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Switzerland, 1977. Released from prison, Eddy is picked up by his friend Osman, who believes he owes him a favor. Osman therefore offers Eddy a bed in an old trailer next to his own, where he lives with his seven-year-old daughter, Samira. With Christmas approaching, Osman finds himself short of funds, in part because his wife is in the hospital and they have no insurance. Also low on cash, Eddy hatches a fantastic plan: to kidnap the body of the recently deceased Charlie Chaplin and demand a ransom from his rich family …
Themes Friendship , Money , Fiction , Immigration , Solidarity
Year of production 2014
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La Rançon de la gloire