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Young Ahmed (2019)

3.3 of 5 from 45 ratings
1h 30min Not released
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Synopsis:
The Dardennes have constantly won our hearts for those misunderstood or marginalised by mainstream society. They are the champions of the underdog. The challenge here is to make us at least understand the unthinkable. Ahmed (Idir Ben Addi) is a studious 13 year-old. Curly-haired, bespectacled and self-effacing, he has suddenly grown into an angry young man. Imam Youssouf (Othmane Moumen) encourages his absolute devotion to the challenge of being a true Muslim; he refuses to wear short sleeves and has become obsessed with his ablutions and prayers. Ahmed is surrounded by family and friends who do not share his devotion.
Their mere presence is an affront and has grown to feel like a conspiracy against him. He seems to despise a mother (Claire Bodson) who doesn’t wear the hijab and drinks alcohol. He tells his sister that she dresses like a slut and he is in constant conflict with his well-meaning schoolteacher Ines (Myriem Akheddiou). “A true Muslim doesn’t shake a woman’s hand”, he declares, rebuffing her latest advance...
Actors:
Idir Ben Addi, , , Victoria Bluck, , Othmane Moumen
Directors:
,
Aka:
Le jeune Ahmed
Genres:
Drama
Awards:

2019 Cannes Best Director

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Release Date:
Not released
Run Time:
90 minutes

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