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The Secret of the Grain

The Secret of the Grain

An idiosyncratic story about life, ambitions, frustrations, courage and indolence among North African migrant families in the south of France. After being laid off from the shipbuilding wharf, the ageing Slimane wants to start a restaurant on a ship.

European Panorama 2008

Abdellatif Kechiche

France 2007
35mm/Farbe
150 minutes
OmdU

Screenplay
Cinematography
Lubomir Bakchev
Editing
Ghalya Lacroix, Camille Toubkis
Cast
Habib Boufares, Farida Benkhetache, Hafsia Herzi, Abdelhamid Aktouche, Bouraouia Marzouk

Production

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World Sales

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Verleih in Österreich
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