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by Amor Hakkar


After escaping Iran, where their relationship means a death sentence, Hassan and Mohsen make it all the way to France. While stopped over in a small town to await their train to Paris, Mohsen befriends the lonely, but warm, Yolande, who offers him employment, kindness, and the possibility of a peaceful life.

international title: A Few Days of Respite
original title: Quelques Jours de Répit
country: Algeria, France
year: 2010
genre: fiction
directed by: Amor Hakkar
film run: 80'
release date: FR 27/04/2011
screenplay: Amor Hakkar
cast: Samir Guesmi, Amor Hakkar, Marina Vlady
cinematography by: Nicolas Roche
film editing: Juliette Kempf
art director: Kim Nezzar
producer: Florence Bouteloup, Merah Hakkar
production: Sarah Films, H.A. Films (AL)
distributor: Sarah Film
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