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THE YOUNG IMAM

KIM CHAPIRON

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Fiction, Drama

FRANCE RELEASE – April 26, 2023

SYNOPSIS

At 14, Ali is a teenager adrift. His mother, who raises him alone, finds no other solution than to send him to the village in Mali to finish his education. Ten years later, Ali returns. Despite the doubts of his mother with whom he is ready to do anything to shine, he becomes the imam of the city. Adored by all and driven by his success, Ali decides to help the faithful realize the dream of every Muslim: to make the pilgrimage to Mecca.

Inspired by a true story.

COPRODUCTION

Srab Films

Lyly Films

Septième Ciel

Eskwad

Kallouche Cinéma

Les Films Velvet

Rectangle Productions

FRENCH DISTRIBUTION

Le Pacte

INTERNATIONAL SALES

Wild Bunch International

PARTNERS

CINEAXE

CINEMAGE

INDEFILMS

DIRECTOR

Kim Chapiron

SCREENPLAY

Kim Chapiron

Ladj Ly

Dominique Baumard

Ramzi Ben Sliman

CAST

Abdullah Sissoko

Hady Berthe

Issaka Sawadogo

Moussa Cisse

 

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