CHOUF

By Karim DRIDI

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Crime - Completed 2016

Sofiane is 20. Brilliant student, he comes back
to spend his holiday in the Marseille ghetto where he
was born. His brother, a dealer, gets shot before his
eyes. Sofiane gives up on his studies and gets involved
in the drug network, ready to avenge him.

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& Awards

Festival de Cannes 2016
Out of Competition
Warsaw FF 2016
Special Screenings
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Crime, Action/Adventure
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Duration
    • 106 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Karim DRIDI
    • Producer(s)
    • Muriel MERLIN (Tassalit)
    • Synopsis
    • Chouf: Means “look” in Arabic, but it is also the name
      and role of the watchmen in the drug cartels of
      Marseille. Sofiane is 20. Brilliant student, he comes back
      to spend his holiday in the Marseille ghetto where he
      was born. His brother, a dealer, gets shot before his
      eyes. Sofiane gives up on his studies and gets involved
      in the drug network, ready to avenge him. He quickly
      rises to the top and becomes, the boss’s right hand,
      Réda. Trapped by the system, Sofiane is dragged into a spiral of violence...

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