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One day, Abdel listened to a song by Jacques Brel. This song will change his destiny and strangely link him to his roots.

French with English subtitles.

Director's Statement

“Abdel is a bit like the tormented heroes in Scorsese’s films, who endure, dream, become lost, fall, and get back up again. And then, as in all film noir, there is a magical moment when the hero finds love. Often love is a woman, beautiful and poisonous. But for Abdel, love is a song. A beautiful and cruel song. In Abdel’s life, as in film noir, love transfigures the hero. Transforming him and revealing his inner self. And that’s what it is. Hearing Brel for the first time gave him a shock. After that he was no longer the same.”

Laetitia Mikles
Laetitia Mikles
Cécile Lestrade
80 Minutes
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1/24/20 2:45pm at Vermilionville
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