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Mounir Mekbek lives with his family in a small village in the heart of the Algerian countryside. Very proud and sure of himself, he has only one dream- to finally be appreciated by his ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lyès Salem ...
Mounir Mekbel
Sarah Reguieg ...
Rym Mekbel
Rym Takoucht ...
Habiba
Merouane Zmirli ...
Amine
Mohamed Bouchaïb ...
Khliffa Boukhati
Mourad Khen ...
Redouane Lamouchi
Yacine Salem ...
Hamza
Sid Ali Imessaoudene ...
Krimo
Farid Ferroudji ...
Salim
Guemra Oum El Kheir ...
El Hadja
Naouel Messaoudi ...
Nadia
Rezika Ferhane ...
Ranya
Nadia Larini ...
Amel
Nacéra Benbrahim ...
Lala Fatima
Sid Ali Benchicou ...
Mufti
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Mounir Mekbek lives with his family in a small village in the heart of the Algerian countryside. Very proud and sure of himself, he has only one dream- to finally be appreciated by his fellow villagers. Screwing up his carefully maintained image is his headstrong, narcoleptic sister Rym who falls asleep anywhere and whom the village is convinced will end up a spinster. One evening, Mounir returns from town drunk and announces that he's found a suitor for his sister. The fake story snowballs and snowballs until the suitor morphs into a rich, blonde Australian. The village begins preparing for the wedding in earnest - but without a bridegroom in sight. Written by Anonymous

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