Couscous

Movie

Couscous

Insightful portrait of the immigrant experience in France featuring an outstanding star turn by Habib Boufares. He plays Slimane, a North African Arab who loses his job at a French shipyard and decides to open a restaurant, but not before muddling through a practically impenetrable bureaucracy and dealing with an extended family that is as much a hindrance as it is a help. Bouraouia Marzouk, Hatika Karaoui. Written and directed by Abdel Kechiche. Also known as "The Secret of the Grain."

Genres

Drama, Film, family, family issues

Cast

Farida Benkhetache, Habib Boufares, Sami Zitouni, Cyril Favre, Bouraouia Marzouk, Nadia Taoul, Mohamed Benabdeslem, Bruno Lochet, Olivier Loustau, Henri Rodriguez, Sabrina Ouazani, Hafsia Herzi, Mohamed Karaoui, Abdelhamid Aktouche, Alice Houri, Abelkader Djeloulli, Leila D'Issernio

Rating

Rating not available

Year

2007