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Cast

Credited cast:
Oulaya Amamra Oulaya Amamra ... Mariam
Lou Lévy Lou Lévy ... Sophia
Ahmed Hafiene ... Le père
Louka Masset Louka Masset ... Karim
Soumaye Bocoum Soumaye Bocoum ... Fatimata
Fadila Belkebla Fadila Belkebla ... Mariam' Stepmother
Natalie Beder Natalie Beder ... The Teacher (as Nathalie Beder)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ahmed Afiene Ahmed Afiene ... Mariam's Father
Eric Herson-Macarel Eric Herson-Macarel
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It's 2004 and France has passed a law banning religious symbols in public schools. Mariam, French-born with Arab parents, recently wore the hijab after performing the hajj with her grandmother. At the start of the academic year she doesn't want to acknowledge the law and be forced to make a decision. To complicate matters, a popular young Arab boy in school, Karim, starts paying attention to her because of her hijab...

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