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HOMELAND

by Mohamed Hamidi

synopsis

26-year-old law student Farid has to go to Algeria to try and save his father’s house. His discovers a country where he has never set foot and is gradually won over by a gallery of extraordinary characters whose humor and straightforwardness go straight to his heart. Among them his cousin, a quick-witted wheeler-dealer who dreams of making it to France.

international title: Homeland
original title: Né quelque part
country: Morocco, France
sales agent: Wild Bunch
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Mohamed Hamidi
film run: 87'
release date: FR 19/06/2013, ES 05/12/2013, CZ 20/02/2014
screenplay: Alain-Michel Blanc, Mohamed Hamidi
cast: Malik Bentalha, Fatsah Bouyahmed, Julie De Bona, Jamel Debbouze, Tewfik Jallab
cinematography by: Alex Lamarque
art director: Arnaud Roth
producer: Nicolas Duval-Adassovsky, Laurent Zeitoun, Yann Zenou
production: Quad Films
distributor: Mars Films Distribution, Film Europe, Film Europe s.r.o.