Grand Central

Grand Central

Grand Central

French love story about an aimless and unskilled worker (Tahar Rahim) who lands himself a job at a nuclear reactor. There, amongst the radioactivity, he finally finds what he's been looking for: money, a team, a family. But the team also includes a co-worker's wife (Léa Seydoux) with whom he falls in love. Forbidden love and radiation slowly contaminate him. Nominated for the Un Certain Regard Award at Cannes 2013.

2013Rating: MA15+94 minsFrance, AustriaFrench with English subtitles
DramaRomanceWorld Cinema

Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

An engrossing, superbly acted working-class melodrama.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

An overwrought, over-thought tale of leaking passions inside a nuclear power plant.

3.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

A not-quite-successful fusion of realism and more romantic impulses with two appealing stars.

Variety

Variety

press

An engrossing, superbly acted working-class melodrama.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

An overwrought, over-thought tale of leaking passions inside a nuclear power plant.

3.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

A not-quite-successful fusion of realism and more romantic impulses with two appealing stars.

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