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My Mother's Garden

My Mother's Garden

A Short film by Lyna Zerrouki

Produced by Bandini Films

Production year : 2020


Ryan is a young boxer from the Parisian ghetto. When his mother passes away, he has to go to Algeria to bury her body, according to traditions. When he arrives at the Algiers airport, he is greeted his uncle Youcef, whom he had not seen since his childhood. Ryan is catapulted into a dysfunctional family and an uncle ready to do anything to steal Ryan’s inheritance, a piece of land that used to be his mother’s garden.

Actors (2)

Production and distribution

Executive Producer :

Bandini Films

Full credits (16)

Executive Producers :

Rafael Andrea Soatto, Laëtitia Denis

Line Producers :

Karim Bengana, Amina Castaing, Thomas Castaing

Director of Photography :

Sam Cutler-Kreutz

Assistant Operator :

Tonino Dem

Editor :

Monique Dartonne

Continuity supervisors :

Sofian Arifi, Siham Chegrani

Music Composer :

Mark Henry Phillips

Make-up Artist :

Bahia Cherouati

Assistant Director :

Maxence Robin

Screenwriters :

Lyna Zerrouki, Karim Bengana

Sound Recordist :

Hafidh Moulfih

Production manager :

Amina Castaing

Sound Editor :

Grant Elder

Production Designer :

Djamel Zouran

Costume designer :

Sonia Merabet

Sound Mixer :

Grant Elder

Technical details

Short film

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Sub-genre :

Psychological drama

Themes :

Identity, Family, Death

Production language :

French, Algerian

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Nationality :

100% French (France)

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Runtime :

46 min 35 seconds

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Audio format :

Dolby 5.1

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