By Marianne TARDIEU

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Drama - Completed 2014

Chérif, struggling to pass the entrance exam for nursing school, takes on a side job as a security guard. On duty there, he faces off with a group of hostile teenagers who constantly harass him, and gradually ends up an accomplice to a robbery gone wrong.

& Awards

Festival de Cannes 2014
Zurich FF 2014
International Feature Film Competition
Gent IFF 2014
Feature Films
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Drama, First film
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Duration
    • 83 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Marianne TARDIEU
    • Writer(s)
    • Marianne TARDIEU, Jordane CHOUZENOUX
    • Producer(s)
    • Céline MAUGIS (La Vie Est Belle FIlms Associes), Christophe DELSAUX (Oriflamme Films)
    • Synopsis
    • Chérif, in his thirties and having moved back in with his parents, is trying to pass the nursing exam. In the meantime, he works a job as a security guard to get by. He manages to pass the written section of the exam and meets a woman he likes, Jenny.... But the kids from the hood who hang at the mall where he works are starting to get to him. To finally get them off his back, he agrees to tip off a friend about an upcoming delivery. But in the course of that night, Chérif’s life goes off the rails...