Copyright 2002-2014, Francophone Film Festival of Kalamazoo
Rengaine (Hold Back)
by Rachid Djaïdani
France, 2012, 75'
in French with English subtitles
Modern day Paris. Dorcy, a young Black Christian man, wants to marry Sabrina, a young Muslim woman from North Africa. However, Sabrina has 40 brothers and this wedding brings up a taboo omnipresent in the mentalities of both communities : no marriages between Blacks and Arabs. Slimane, the elder brother and the guardian of traditions, will oppose this union in every way possible…