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Adopt a Daddy (2019)

Damien veut changer le monde (original title)
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Damien is a pawn in a primary school, and leads a quiet life. To rescue one of his young students, Bahzad, and his mother from imminent expulsion from the land, Damien reconnects with his ... See full summary »

Director:

Xavier de Choudens (as Xavier De Choudens)

Writers:

Charly Delwart (collaboration), Xavier de Choudens (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Franck Gastambide ... Damien Mallet
Melisa Sözen ... Selma
Gringe Gringe ... Rudy Alvares
Camille Lellouche Camille Lellouche ... Mélanie Mallet
Patrick Chesnais ... Vigo Mallet
Liliane Rovère ... Mme Lopez
Youssef Hajdi ... Marco
Jessim Kas Jessim Kas ... Bahzad
Bass Dhem ... Souleman
Rémy Adriaens Rémy Adriaens ... Steve
Sébastien Chassagne ... Vigo jeune
Claire Chust ... Carole
Tatiana Rojo Tatiana Rojo ... Rama Karamoko (as Amoutati)
Zahra Amir Ebrahimi ... Farzaneh Rezvani (as Zar Amir Ebrahimi)
Roda Canioglu ... Raïssa Sakka
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Damien is a pawn in a primary school, and leads a quiet life. To rescue one of his young students, Bahzad, and his mother from imminent expulsion from the land, Damien reconnects with his parents' militant past and convinces his sister Mélanie, who has become a formidable business lawyer, her best friend Rudy and a bunch of unlikely pals to accompany him in his new fight. Together, they will break the law by solidarity. And very quickly to be completely exceeded . Written by Apollo Films

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Trivia

A month before the beginning of the shooting, Géraldine Nakache and Pablo Pauly were replaced by Camille Lellouche and Gringe. See more »

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Referenced in Touche pas à mon poste!: Episode dated 5 March 2019 (2019) See more »

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Solidarnosc in France in 2019
8 March 2019 | by FrenchEddieFelsonSee all my reviews

Benevolent and overall friendly. Praise for the spirit of solidarity that is dormant (sometimes very deeply!) in each of us. Melisa Sozen (Winter sleep) is moving


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Official Sites:

Damien s'engage

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

6 March 2019 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Adopt a Daddy See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$718,272
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2.00 : 1
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