Top Floor, Left Wing

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Top Floor, Left Wing
Directed byAngelo Cianci
Produced by Peter Kassovitz
Written byAngelo Cianci
Starring Hippolyte Girardot, Fellag, and Aymen Saidi
Music byJørgen Lauritsen
CinematographyLaurent Brunet
Edited byRaphaele Urtin
Distributed byMemento Films Dist.
Release date
  • November 17, 2010 (2010-11-17)
Running time
125 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

Top Floor, Left Wing (Dernier étage, gauche, gauche) is a 2010 French comedy film. [1] It won the Panorama FIPRESCI Award at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2011. [2]

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Plot

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References

  1. "Dernier étage, gauche, gauche" . Retrieved 13 October 2011.
  2. "festival awards 2011". Archived from the original on 21 October 2011. Retrieved 13 October 2011.