Diego Star

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After an accident on board his ship, Traore, a mechanic from the Ivory Coast, is kicked off and forced to spend the winter in a small town in Quebec.

Diego Star premiered at the 2013 Rotterdam International Film Festival. It went on to receive five nominations at the prestigious Jutra Awards including Best Film and Best Screenplay.

The Boston Globe lauded the film noting that it's "[A] touching tale about the common humanity that connects people."

The Hollywood Reporter has called it "refreshingly unpredictable and urgently topical."