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by Xavier De Choudens


Damien and his sister Melanie lived a happy childhood, yet shaken by the constant battles led by their militant parents. After the sudden death of their mother, the rebellious spark of the family went off. 20 years later, Damien is an educator in primary school. When one paperless kid is about to be expelled out of the country with his mother, he decides to tell the authorities he is the father. Soon he convinces his sister, now a fierce delusioned lawyer, and his best friend Rudy to join the fight. Together, they will do anything to help kids from being sent back in their dangerous countries, eve  if it means adopting many more...

international title: Adopt a Daddy
original title: Damien veut changer le monde
country: France
sales agent: WTFilms
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Xavier De Choudens
film run: 96'
release date: FR 6/03/2019, BE 6/03/2019, CH 13/03/2019
screenplay: Xavier De Choudens, Charly Delwart
cast: Franck Gastambide, Melisa Sözen, Camille Lellouche, Gringe, Youssef Hajdi, Jessim Kas, Patrick Chesnais, Liliane Rovère, Bass Dhem, Remy Adriaens, Ayumi Roux
cinematography by: Pierre Aïm
film editing: Sophie Reine
art director: Christophe Couzon
costumes designer: Alice Cambournac
music: Sébastien Schuller
producer: Muriel Meynard, Marc Bordure
production: Agat Films & Cie / Ex Nihilo, France 3 Cinéma, C8 Films
backing: Sofica Manon (FR), Sofitvcine (FR), Indéfilms (FR), Cinémage (FR)
distributor: Apollo Films Distribution, Athena Films, JMH Distribution

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