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Escape from Raqqa (2019)

Exfiltrés (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | 6 March 2019 (France)
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Raqqa, Syria, Spring 2015. Faustine discovers the hell in which she has embarked with her 5 year-old son. In Paris, Gabriel and Adnan, two young activists, are moved by the distress of ... See full summary »


Emmanuel Hamon


Benjamin Dupas (scenario and dialogue), Emmanuel Hamon (adaptation) | 1 more credit »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Swann Arlaud ... Sylvain Henri
Finnegan Oldfield ... Gabriel
Jisca Kalvanda Jisca Kalvanda ... Faustine
Charles Berling ... Patrice
Kassem Al Khoja Kassem Al Khoja ... Adnan
Ethan Palisson Ethan Palisson ... Noah
Sophie Cattani Sophie Cattani ... Camille
Andrino Mpioso Andrino Mpioso ... Issa
Driss Ramdi Driss Ramdi ... Mourad
Mathieu Lourdel ... Vincent
Aurélia Petit Aurélia Petit ... Marianne
Dalia Naous Dalia Naous ... Ruqia
Ala'a Jabal Ala'a Jabal ... Imad
Ramadan Ali Ramadan Ali ... Abu Firas
Sharhabel Khimayes Sharhabel Khimayes ... Abu Hamza
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Raqqa, Syria, Spring 2015. Faustine discovers the hell in which she has embarked with her 5 year-old son. In Paris, Gabriel and Adnan, two young activists, are moved by the distress of Sylvain, Faustine's husband. They agree to set up a high-risk exfiltration operation. The true story of two worlds and that of a generation.

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Powerful Movie But I Had NO SYMPATHY For The Mother.
11 March 2020 | by redrobin62-321-207311See all my reviews

I gave this film a "6" anyway because of what was presented onscreen - a raw, unflinching look into how ISIS operates in Raqqa. Unfortunately, I had NO sympathy for the mother who traveled from France with her five year old son to Raqqa "to help" ISIS. Where the hell did she think she was going? Shangri La? Xanadu? Margaritaville? Has she NEVER seen the news about ISIS or was she too busy watching French soap operas? In the end, you feel no sympathy for the husband either because he married an idiot who converted to Islam to to help ISIS and now he wants the Western World to help him. Screw him and his wife. I only felt bad for the kid. ISIS can go to hell and so can his stupid wife.

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