The Secret of the Grain (La graine et le mulet)

Release date:December 24, 2008
(NY)

Studio:IFC Films

Director:Abdel Kechiche

MPAA Rating:N/A

Screenwriter:

Starring:Habib Boufares, Hafsia Herzi, Farida Benkhetache

Genre:Drama

Plot Summary:

Inspired by director Kechiche's own family remembrances, "The Secret of the Grain" is a warm and sharply observed portrait of the immigrant generation contending with its French-born offspring and the dominant culture in a time when they are no longer the freshest émigrés off the boat.