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      Overseas

      1990 1h 39m Drama Comedy List
      Reviews Living with their family in post-World War II Algeria, three aristocratic sisters of French background slowly come into their own. Though the youngest sibling, Gritte (Marianne Basler), remains determined to stay single and becomes a nurse, her sisters each get married. Zon (Nicole Garcia) weds a sailor (Philippe Galland), but his frequent absences strain their relationship, while Malene (Brigitte Roüan) toils away on a farm with little help from her husband (Yann Dedet). Read More Read Less

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      Marjorie Baumgarten Austin Chronicle Rated: 4.5/5 Jan 1, 2000 Full Review Malcolm Johnson Hartford Courant As a first film, Overseas is a work of great promise and deep personal feeling rather than a revelatory leap to prominence. Yet Rouan proves a filmmaker to watch. May 17, 2018 Full Review Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Rated: 4/5 Jul 7, 2005 Full Review Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat Spirituality & Practice Engrossing French film set in Algeria during the 1950s and revolving around three sisters. Jul 18, 2003 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member watched this for french class. an interesting story of three sisters in colonial Algeria. each sister has her own unique personality, love story, and relationship to their environment. interesting how the three stories intertwine, showing different aspects of the sisters' lives from each others' points of view. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/12/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis Living with their family in post-World War II Algeria, three aristocratic sisters of French background slowly come into their own. Though the youngest sibling, Gritte (Marianne Basler), remains determined to stay single and becomes a nurse, her sisters each get married. Zon (Nicole Garcia) weds a sailor (Philippe Galland), but his frequent absences strain their relationship, while Malene (Brigitte Roüan) toils away on a farm with little help from her husband (Yann Dedet).
      Director
      Brigitte Roüan
      Producer
      Serge Cohen Solal
      Genre
      Drama, Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Sep 15, 2015
      Runtime
      1h 39m