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A Feature film by Jean-Philippe Gaud

Produced by Takka Films

Release in France : 10/10/2018


    Growing up in the Moroccan village of Tazzeka, Elias learned the secrets of traditional Moroccan cuisine from his grandmother who raised him. Years later, meeting a top Paris chef and a young woman named Salma inspires him to leave home. In Paris, Elias faces unstable work and financial hardship as an undocumented immigrant. But he also finds friendship with Souleymane, who helps revive his passion for cooking.

    Actors (7)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Takka Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :


    Foreign production company :

    Awman Productions

    French distribution :

    Les Films Des Deux Rives

    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producers :

    Jean-Philippe Gaud, Axelle Hutchings

    Screenwriters :

    Jean-Philippe Gaud, Mariannick Bellot

    Director of Photography :

    Rémi Mazet

    Editor :

    Jean-Philippe Gaud

    Production Designer :

    Élodie Martin

    Assistant Director :

    Donat Lefebvre

    Foreign Producer :

    Mohamed Nadif

    Sound Recordist :

    Bruno Ehlinger

    Continuity supervisor :

    Yannick Charles

    Music Composers :

    Simon Mimoun, Chadi Chouman

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Production language :

    French, Arabic

    Coproducer countries :

    France (80.0%), Morocco (20.0%)

    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Morocco)

    Production year :


    French release :


    Runtime :

    1 h 35 min

    Current status :

    Upcoming release

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    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1