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by Farid Bentoumi


Sam and Stephane are two friends and associates working together in their workshop designing hand-crafted high-quality skis. To promote their skis, their business being put in jeopardy by the competition from the larger brands, they take a crazy gamble and decide to qualify Sam for the Winter Games in cross-country skiing under the flag of his father's country, Algeria.

international title: Good Luck Sam
original title: Good Luck Algeria
country: France, Belgium
sales agent: Films Distribution
year: 2015
genre: fiction
directed by: Farid Bentoumi
film run: 91'
release date: FR 30/03/2016
screenplay: Farid Bentoumi, Noé Debré, Gaëlle Macé
cast: Sami Bouajila, Franck Gastambide, Chiara Mastroianni, Hélène Vincent
cinematography by: Isabelle Dumas
film editing: Jean-Christophe Bouzy
art director: David Faivre
costumes designer: Mélanie Gautier
music: Robin Foster
producer: Frédéric Jouve
production: Les Films Velvet, Les Films du Fleuve, France 3 Cinéma
distributor: Ad Vitam


main awards/selection

Mediterranean Film Festival of Montpellier 2015 

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