La graine et le mulet

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
color
150 minutes
OV with German subtitles
Screenplay Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalya Lacroix
Cinematography Lubomir Bakchev
Editing Ghalya Lacroix, Camille Toubkis
With Habib Boufares, Farida Benkhetache, Hafsia Herzi, Abdelhamid Aktouche, Bouraouia Marzouk
Production
Hirsch Pathé Renn Production 10, rue Lincoln 75008 Paris Frankreich T +33 1 4076 9100 F +33 1 4563 5860