Joely Mbundu (right) in a still from Tori and Lokita (category IIA, French), directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.
Joely Mbundu (right) in a still from Tori and Lokita (category IIA, French), directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.

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Tori and Lokita movie review: Dardenne brothers return to form with punchy drama about migrant workers and their exploitation

  • The title characters are children from West Africa who work for a drug dealer while trying to dodge their traffickers and con Belgian officials
  • The plot is clunky at times but the co-directors draw superb performances from their non-actor stars as they serve up a well observed slice of social realism

Joely Mbundu (right) in a still from Tori and Lokita (category IIA, French), directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.
Joely Mbundu (right) in a still from Tori and Lokita (category IIA, French), directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.
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