THE CHILD OF THE SAHARA

L'ENFANT DU SAHARA

By Laurent MERLIN

ADLER AND ASSOCIATES ENTERTAINMENT INC. - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2020

A newly orphaned French teenager learns his real parents are a Moroccan couple he thought were his aunt and uncle. He joins them at their home on the edge of the Sahara, but isolation and culture shock lead him to wonder if he's made the right choice.

    • Year of production
    • 2020
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • MOROCCO, FRANCE
    • Languages
    • FRENCH, ARABIC
    • Duration
    • 93 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Laurent MERLIN
    • Writer(s)
    • Laurent MERLIN
    • Producer(s)
    • Ahmed BELGHITI, Laurent MERLIN, Marie ADLER
    • Synopsis
    • Following the death of his parents in a car accident, a French teenager is informed that he is actually adopted, and that his biological parents are the Moroccan couple whom he had been led to believe were his aunt and uncle. Forced to choose between going to them or becoming a ward of the French state, he decides to join his real parents at their home on the edge of the Sahara. But isolation, culture shock and a jealous brother soon lead him to question whether he's made the right choice after all.