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Gagarine

Dir: Fanny Liatard, Jérémy Trouilh
Cast: Alseni Bathily, Lyna Khoudri, Jamil McCraven
98mins   2021   France   12A   French    Subtitled   

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Youri, 16, grew up in Gagarin, a huge city of red bricks in Ivry-sur-Seine, where he dreams of becoming a cosmonaut. When he learns that she is threatened with demolition, Youri decides to join in the resistance.

With the complicity of Diana, Houssam, and the inhabitants, his mission is to save the city, which has become his "spaceship"

'A wondrous debut' - Jessica Kiang, Variety