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by Gaël Morel


Vassili is an aging Paris hustler who has a hard time accepting he is growing too old for his profession. He lashes out by strangling one of his clients who had commented on his age. Later that night he finds an unconscious teenager in the Bois de Boulogne who was apparently also hustling and has been beaten and robbed. The boy claims not to remember his name or anything else from his past, so Vassili takes him to his apartment and christens the boy Angelo due to his angelic appearance and an angel tattoo on his abdomen. The two begin a relationship that is purely sexual at first but later develops into a romantic connection.

international title: Our Paradise
original title: Notre paradis
country: France
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Gaël Morel
film run: 100'
release date: FR 28/09/2011, PT 25/04/2012, NL 06/12/2012
screenplay: Gaël Morel
cast: Stéphane Rideau, Béatrice Dalle
art director: Zé Branco
producer: Paulo Branco
production: Alfama Films
distributor: Alfama Films, Arti Film

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