30.09. - 09.10.2021

Some Like It Veiled France 2017 | 87 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2017

Sou Abadi

At 15, SOU ABADI (*1968) moved from Iran to France and worked at first as an editor. In 2002, her documentary SOS Tehran won much acclaim. Some Like It Veiled is her debut feature.

rated for 0 + years
Armand and Leila are a couple and would like to go to New York to do a practical at the United Nations. But everything is put on hold when Leila's brother Mahmoud comes back from Yemen – complete with beard and prayer beads. He condemns his sister's Western lifestyle and forbids her to have contact with her boyfriend. Armand goes on the offensive. In reality a left-wing radical activist, he gets hold of a niqab and pretends to be Leila's female Islam tutor. The trick works - a little too well, for Mahmoud falls head over heels for his sister's pious Muslim tutor. Some Like It Veiled is an extremely funny, politically incorrect anarcho-comedy.
Original title: Cherchez la femme
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Arabic, French
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Sou Abadi
Screenplay: Sou Abadi
Cast: Felix Moati, Camélia Jordana, William Lebghil
Producer: Michaël Gentile
Director of Photography: Yves Angelo
Music: Jerome Rebotier
Production Design: Denis Gautelier
Editor: Virginie Bruant
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor: NFP Marketing & Distribution*
World Sales: Films Distribution
Production: The Film; France 2 Cinema; Mars Films
Contact: NFP Marketing & Distribution*:


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