The Secret of the Grain

La graine et le mulet, feature film, 2007

DIRECTED BY: Abdellatif Kechiche

The Secret of the Grain

Habib Boufares (Slimane Beiji),
Hafsia Herzi (Rym),
Farida Benkhetache (Karima),
Abdelhamid Aktouche (Hamid),
Bouraouďa Marzouk (Souad)

Abdellatif Kechiche

Lubomir Bakchev

The film follows the life of an Arab family living in a port town in the south of France. The head of the family is Mr. Slimane, a tired sixty-year-old employed in the shipyard, whose dream is to open a restaurant on the water. Although divorced, he tries to maintain a relationship with his children, and the idea of ​​opening a restaurant unites the whole family.

color, 35 mm, 151 min