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Some Like It Veiled

Some Like It Veiled

A Feature film by Sou Abadi

Produced by The Film

Release in France : 28/06/2017

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Executive Producer :

The Film

Film exports/foreign sales :

Playtime (ex Films Distribution)

Co-productions :

Mars Films, France 2 Cinéma

French distribution :

Mars Films

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Armand and Leila are in love. Together they plan to go to New York for an internship. But few days before their departure, Mahmoud, Leila’s big brother, comes back from his long-term stay in Yemen, during which he has changed drastically. Wanting to reframe Leila’s life, that he judges indecent, Mahmoud decides to confine his sister and stray her from her boyfriend. How can Armand free Leila? For his friends, Armand has no other choice – if he wants to sneak in Leila’s apartment – he will have to wear a niqab. The next day, a new woman in niqab walks through Paris… Her name is Shéhérazade…

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Some Like It Veiled

Trailer (English Subs)


Some Like It Veiled

Trailer (French)

Photos (20)

Full credits (13)

Executive Producer :

Michaël Gentile

Screenwriter :

Sou Abadi

Sound recordists :

François Waledisch, Aymeric Devoldère, Florent Lavallée

Press Attachés (film) :

Laurence Granec, Betty Bousquet

Continuity supervisor :

Francine Cathelain

Music Composer :

Jérôme Rebotier

Costume designer :

Justine Pearce

Assistant Director :

Nicolas Cambois

Director of Photography :

Yves Angelo

Production Manager :

Vincent Lefeuvre

Editor :

Virginie Bruant

Production Designer :

Denis Gautelier

Casting :

Aurélie Guichard

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Feature film

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100% French (France)

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Runtime :

1 h 28 min

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Audio format :

Dolby 5.1