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  • GAGNER LA VIE Alternative
  • GET A LIFE Alternative


When a Portuguese teenager is killed in a gang fight on a housing estate on the outskirts of Paris, nobody wants to know - except Cidalia, a thirty-six year-old cleaning woman. Against the collective embarrassment and silence of the Portuguese community, Cidalia wages a one-woman campaign for the truth. In the struggle, she loses job, friends, family - but gains a life of her own.

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