Because of a motorcycle accident, a young man from the poor outskirts of Paris must find a steady job in order to avoid being sent to prison. He gets into more trouble trying to do that.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Adrien Jolivet ...
Victor Zimbietrovski, dit Zim
Mhamed Arezki ...
Cheb
Yannick Nasso ...
Arthur
Naidra Ayadi ...
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La mère de Zim
Nicolas Marié ...
M. Rangin
Maka Kotto ...
Père Arthur
Abbes Zahmani ...
Nourdine
Jean-Philippe Vidal ...
Pascal
Guilaine Londez ...
La juge
Michelle Goddet ...
Mère Cheb
Jean-Claude Frissung ...
Le vieil ouvrier
Pierre Diot ...
Le DRH Sport-In
Nada Strancar ...
Mme Merceron, l'examiniatrice
Wilfried Romoli ...
Will
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Because of a motorcycle accident, a young man from the poor outskirts of Paris must find a steady job in order to avoid being sent to prison. He gets into more trouble trying to do that.

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Amigo é Pra Essas Coisas  »

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Bravo Adrien and Co!
10 January 2007 | by (France) – See all my reviews

What a delicious moment I spent watching this beautiful and simple movie. What a surprise to see how good a former classmate (in the Eva Saint Paul class, Paris) is now on the screen, a nice chap indeed, whom I hope to see again very soon. But the main point that I also really appreciate was that some heavy problems that concerns the youth are dealt really smoothly, lightly (in a positive sense), and it is quite refreshing, especially for a french movie. It does mean that anyone can have a good insight on those problems (justice, racism, finding a job, parents and children relationship...), with a clear and positive mind, and it is important. The script is, thus, pretty good, as well as the acting of this bunch of so nice people that you feel like having a drink with. And, talking about that, as a good drink, this movie can be refreshing as well as warming.


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