Michou d'Auber
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Michou d'Auber
It is 1960. France encroaches on the wrap-up of the Franco-Algerian war, but for Gallic patriot and military veteran Georges (Gerard Depardieu), intense memories linger of hand-to-hand combat, and every Muslim - in France or abroad - is thus a potential enemy. Georges and his wife, Gisèle (Nathalie Baye) grow desperate for children given their inability to conceive, and have attempted to adopt on several occasions, with no success. On a note of great irony, the attempts finally pay off - with a little raven-haired Muslim boy named Mahmoud (Samy Seghir). Realizing that Georges will never permit… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"For viewers interested in the Franco-Algerian question but put off by Haneke's Cache or Bouchareb's Indigèenes (Days of Glory), Thomas Gilou's comparatively breezy Michou d'Auber might be the perfect antidote."
‑ Boyd van Hoeij, european-films.net
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