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The Secret of the Grain (La Graine et le mulet)

The Secret of the Grain (La Graine et le mulet)
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This film tells the story of Slimane, a sixty-something North African immigrant who has just been laid off after a lifetime's toil at a shipyard in the French Mediterranean port of Sète. Against considerable odds, Slimane determines to realise his long-held dream of opening a couscous restaurant, but to do so must rally the support of...

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Starring

Habib Boufares, Hafsia Herzi, Farida Benkhetache, Abdelhamid Aktouche, Bouraou a Marzouk

Production Details

  • MPAA Rating:
    (NR)
  • Run Time:
    2 hrs. 31 min.
  • Format(s):
    2D

Synopsis

This film tells the story of Slimane, a sixty-something North African immigrant who has just been laid off after a lifetime's toil at a shipyard in the French Mediterranean port of Sète. Against considerable odds, Slimane determines to realise his long-held dream of opening a couscous restaurant, but to do so must rally the support of his extended family including his ex-wife, children, mistress and her hot-headed daughter. Eventually the make-or-break opening night arrives and the scene is set for a dramatic and nail-bitingly tense finalé.

Production Details

  • Run Time
    2 hrs. 31 min.
  • In Theaters
    Wednesday, December 24, 2008-NY
  • MPAA Rating
    (NR)
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Producer(s)
    Claude Berri
  • Director(s)
    Abdel Kechiche
  • Writer(s)
    Abdel Kechiche
  • Studio
    IFC Films
  • Format(s)
    2D

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