Mostra De Valencia 2018

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Couscous Couscous
Couscous and Blue Is The Warmest Colour
Black Venus (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2010; Director: Abdellatif Kechiche; Writer: Abdellatif Kechiche, Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalia Lacroix; Stars: Yahima Torres, Andre Jacobs, Olivier Gourmet, Elina Löwensohn, François Marthouret, Michel Gionti, Jean-Christophe Bouvet, Jonathan Pienaar, Rémi Martin, Jean-Jacques Moreau, Cyril Favre, Dominique Ratonnat, Didier Bourguignon, Ralph Amoussou, Alix Serman)
The life of Saartjie Baartman, a South African woman who was displayed like an animal at the Royal Academy of Medicine in Paris in 1817.
Blue Is The Warmest Colour (La Vie D’Adele - Chapitre 1 & 2, The Life of Adele, Blue Is The Warmest Color) (Year: 2013; Director: Abdellatif Kechiche; Writer: Julie Maroh, Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalia Lacroix; Stars: Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche, Jérémie Laheurte, Catherine Salée, Aurélien Recoing, Mona Walravens, Alma Jodorowsky, Fanny Maurin, Benjamin Siksou, Sandor Funtek, Benoît Pilot, Baya Rehaz, Karim Saidi)
Two young women fall unexpectedly and passionately in love.
Blame It On Voltaire (La faute à Voltaire) (Country: France; Year: 2000; Director: Abdel Kechiche; Writer: Abdel Kechiche; Stars: Sami Bouajila, Élodie Bouchez, Bruno Lochet, Aure Atika, Olivier Loustau, Virginie Darmon, Mustapha Adouani, Sami Zitouni, Carole Franck, Jean-Michel Fête, Manuel Le Lièvre, François Genty, Meryem Serbah, Francis Arnaud, Nejlb Nekales), Official Site
Abdel Kechiche's debut about a Moroccan emigre who finds trouble rather than gold on the streets of Paris
Couscous (La Graine Et Le Mulet, The Secret Of The Grain) (Country: France; Year: 2007; Director: Abdel Kechiche; Writer: Abdel Kechiche; Stars: Habib Boufares, Hafsia Herzi, Farida Benkhetache, Abdelhamid Aktouche, Bouraouïa Marzouk, Alice Houri, Leila D'Issernio, Abelkader Djeloulli, Olivier Loustau, Sabrina Ouazani, Mohamed Benabdeslem)
The head of a Tunisian immigrant clan tries to realise his dream of opening a couscous restaurant.
Games Of Love and Chance (Country: France; Year: 2003; Director: Abdellatif Kechiche; Writer: Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalia Lacroix, Abdellatif Kechiche; Stars: Osman Elkharraz, Sara Forestier, Sabrina Ouazani, Nanou Benhamou, Hafet Ben-Ahmed, Aurélie Ganito, Carole Franck, Hajar Hamlili, Rachid Hami, Meriem Serbah, Hanane Mazouz, Sylvain Phan, Olivier Loustau, Rosalie Symon, Patrick Kodjo Topou)
In a Paris suburb, a shy 15-year-old boy decides to perform in a play to get closer to the girl he loves.

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