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MAMA WEED

by Jean-Paul Salomé

synopsis

Patience Portefeux is a French-Arabic police translator, specialized in phone tappings for the anti-narcotics unit. The job is tough and low-paid, but the commander is charming... One day, whilst listening to wanted drug dealers, she discovers one of them is the son of the fantastic woman who takes care of her mother. She decides to protect him and is brought in the middle of a drug network. When she gets her hands on a huge load of hash, with the help of her new partner, the former police dog DNA, she seizes the opportunity and becomes Mama Weed, drug wholesaler, thanks to her field experience... and all the information she gets in her job!

international title: Mama Weed
original title: La Daronne
country: France, Belgium
sales agent: Le Pacte
year: 2020
genre: fiction
directed by: Jean-Paul Salomé
release date: FR 25/03/2020
screenplay: Jean-Paul Salomé
cast: Isabelle Huppert, Hippolyte Girardot, Farida Ouchani, Liliane Rovère, Iris Bry, Nadja Nguyen, Rebecca Marder, Rachid Guellaz, Mourad Boudaoud, Youssef Sahraoui
cinematography by: Jean-Paul Salomé
film editing: Valérie Deseine
art director: Françoise Dupertuis
costumes designer: Marité Coutard
music: Bruno Coulais
producer: Jean-Baptiste Dupont, Kristina Larsen
production: Les Films du Lendemain, La Boétie Films, Scope Pictures, Le Pacte
distributor: Le Pacte
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