LA GRAINE ET LE MULET (THE SECRET OF THE GRAIN)
Slimane (Habib Boufares) is an old, tired man who is let go from the French shipyard where he works. He finds a new aim in life when his extended family, including his separated wife and his lover, who owns the hotel where he resides, decide to open a fish cous-cous restaurant. But its opening night has surprising consequences. Adbellatif Kechiche presents this wise, ambitious and realistic experience, exploring personal and social issues.
Running Time: 151 mins | Language: French dialogue with English subtitles
Director: | Country: France | DIFF Section: The Muhr Awards - Narrative Features