Melodrama Habibi

Melodrama Habibi  {Une chanson dans la tête}
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Melodrama Habibi
Une chanson dans la tête
France, 2008, 98 Minute Running Time
US Premiere
Topics: Comedy, Dance/Music, Drama
Program: World Cinema Now
Language: French English Sub-Titles

A comedy with heart, Lyes Salem's tale focuses on an Algerian village and, more specifically, headstrong villager Mounir (played by the director), whose every attempt to be taken seriously is undermined by his equally headstrong — and narcoleptic — sister. Mounir hatches a (false) rumor that she is to be married. Complications rapidly escalate.

DIRECTOR: Hany Tamba
Producer: Emmanuel Agneray, Jerome Bleitrach
Editor: Marie Jo Audiard
Screenwriter: Hany Tamba, Emmanuelle Mougne, Michel Kammoun
Cinematographer: Emmanuel Soyer
Music: K. Mouzanar
Principal Cast: Julia Kassar, Patrick Chesnais, Pierrette Katrib, Gabriel Yammine, Lara Matar
Filmography: Debut Feature
Print Source: Films Distribution

French Embassy: LA Film & TV Office, TV5 Monde

Official Film Website

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