Thursday, October 14, 2010

Friday Film Screening October 15, '10 at 9:30 pm

Rosetta (1999)

Directors : Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Language : French

Run Time : 95 min

Venue : IDC Auditorium

Time: 9:30 P.M.


Rosetta is a 17-year-old Italian girl who lives in a trailer park on the outskirts of the Belgian town of Seraing. She is driven by a need that quickly becomes her singular obsession: securing a steady job and a normal life. Drowning in poverty and neglect, Rosetta puts all she has into finding and keeping a job, but her single-mindedness will force her into making a choice that she may not be prepared to accept.

For more

The New York Times Review:

Fact :
In Belgium the film inspired a new law prohibiting employers from paying teen workers less than the minimum wage.

Award :
In Cannes Film Festival (1999) it won Best Actress Award, Golden Palm award, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention Award.Add Image

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