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by Kheiron


Wael (Kheiron) a former street child, makes a living from small scams with his adoptive mother and partner-in-crime Monique (Catherine Deneuve). When this unconventional duo swindles the wrong guy, Victor (André Dussollier), an old acquaintance of Monique now in charge of a support organization for troubled teens, they have no choice but to become his interim secretary and educator in order to redeem themselves. Facing six willful kids determined to spoil all his efforts, Wael’s own personal story and inventive tricks become the key to gaining their trust… and he soon realizes that he too is given a chance to heal his past and find his place in society.

international title: Bad Seeds
original title: Mauvaises herbes
country: France, Morocco
sales agent: StudioCanal
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Kheiron
release date: FR 21/11/2018
screenplay: Kheiron
cast: Kheiron, Catherine Deneuve, André Dussollier, Leila Boumedjane, Alban Lenoir, Amélina Limousin, Hamza Boumalki
cinematography by: Jean-Paul Agostini
film editing: Anny Danché
art director: Stanislas Reydellet
costumes designer: Karen Muller Serreau
producer: Simon Istolainen
co-producer: Nadia Khamlichi, Adrian Politowski, Bastien Sirodot
executive producer: Frantz Richard
line producer: Nicolas Royer
production: Paiva Films, StudioCanal, Mars Films, M6 Films, Lions Production & Service (MA)
distributor: Mars Films Distribution

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