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LOOKING FOR LEILA

by Naidra Ayadi

synopsis

When Hakim’s eldest daughter Leila, who lives in Paris, cancels her visit for the holidays, his wife urges him to act and bring her back. But Hakim and Nedjma, his youngest daughter, quickly understand that Leila lied and never worked as a hairdresser in the city, as she pretended to. They embark on a journey in the Paris night underworld and discover the dark secrets of Leila’s new life...

international title: Looking for Leila
original title: Ma fille
country: France
sales agent: WTFilms
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Naidra Ayadi
film run: 80'
release date: FR 12/09/2018, BE 12/09/2018
screenplay: Naidra Ayadi, Olivier Gorce
cast: Roschdy Zem, Natacha Krief, Darina Al Joundi, Camille Aguilar, Doria Achour, Faycal Safi, Meriem Serbah, Valérie Sibilia, Emilie Piponnier, Marie Berto
cinematography by: Guillaume Schiffman
film editing: Anny Danché
art director: Samantha Gordowski
costumes designer: Aurore Pierre
producer: Thierry Ardisson, Maxime Delauney, Romain Rousseau
co-producer: Aurélien Adjedj, Luc Hardy, Nadia Khamlichi, Adrian Politowski, Gilles Waterkeyn
production: Ardimages, Nolita Cinema, Mars Films, Sagax Entertainment
backing: Canal + (FR), OCS (FR), C8 (FR), TV5 Monde (FR)
distributor: Mars Films Distribution, Distri7
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