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This film was last shown on 14 July 2022

The Big Hit is a French Comedy-drama based on actual events where disillusioned, divorced, and out-of-work actor Étienne (Kad Merad) accepts an art rehabilitation role. Working with prison inmates, Étienne is surprised by the talent which emerges from his workshops and decides to take a risk on the motley crew to create a production. Under the wary and watchful eye of the warden, Ariane (Marina Hands) Étienne draws out the inmates' unearthed expressions for a re-enactment of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot. To the surprise of many doubters, the play's existential themes prove a natural fit for the inmate's theatre troupe. The Big Hit is the Winner of Best Comedy selected by the 2020 European Film Awards.

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Director
Emmanuel Courcol
Duration
1 hour 45 minutes
Cast
David Ayala, Kad Merad, Lamine Cissokho

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