2013, France, 87′, Color, Arabic-French
Director: Mohamed Hamidi
Cast: Tewfik Jallab, Jamel Debbouze, Fatsah Bouy, Ahmed Abdelkader Secteur, Malik Bentalha
2013 Cannes Film Festival Special Screening
From French-Muslim director Mohamed Hamidi, a fun comedy based in Algeria…
26 year old law student Farid has to go to Algeria to try and save his father’s house from demolition. He discovers a country where he has never set foot and is gradually won over by a gallery of extraordinary characters whose humor and straightforwardness go straight to his heart. Among them his cousin, a quick-witted wheeler-dealer who dreams of making it to France.