A street teenager from a dysfunctional family from a banlieue (HLMs) in Paris comes across a young dancer who turns her life upside down.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Oulaya Amamra ...
Dounia
Déborah Lukumuena ...
Maimouna
Kevin Mischel ...
Djigui (as Kevin Mishel)
Jisca Kalvanda ...
Rebecca
Yasin Houicha ...
Samir
Majdouline Idrissi ...
Myriam, la mère
Bass Dhem ...
Monsieur Camara
Farid Larbi ...
Reda
Maryama Soumare ...
Madame Camara (as Mariama Soumaré)
Wilfried Romoli ...
Rachid
Tania Dessources ...
Madame Labutte
Mounir Amamra ...
Gars cité
Samir Zbrouki ...
Gervais
Mohamed Ourdache ...
Agent de sécurité
Garba Tounkara ...
Collègue Djigui
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A street teenager from a dysfunctional family from a banlieue (HLMs) in Paris comes across a young dancer who turns her life upside down.

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Crime | Drama

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18 November 2016 (USA)  »

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€2,440,000 (estimated)
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Because the role was so physically demanding, Houda Benyamina had Oulaya Amamra train for a year in parkour and dance before filming began. See more »

Connections

References Hot Fuzz (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Maimouna l'intellectuelle
(Interlude)
by Demusmaker
© 2016 Easy Tiger
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26 September 2016 | by (Paris) – See all my reviews

I go to the cinema to laugh, cry, hate, feel. This what "Divines" provided me. Actresses can be describe with only one word: Amazing. I didn't expect anything special seeing this movie and what a slap in the face. A wonderful pleasure, the kind of cinema I haven't seen for a decade. I felt so many emotions. I was among the character and not on a sit. Divines is magic and Divines was the movie that deserved an Oscar for 2017. A must see, you won't regret it. This movie is all about friendship and has nothing to do with Paris' Suburb. The suburb is only a decor. A detail. All actresses and actors did an amazing job.£ Thank you Houda, the film maker for making us such a beautiful movie.


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