Neuilly sa mere!
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Neuilly sa mere!
The title represents an in-joke, and a word of explanation may help: early 21st century French president Nicolas Sarkozy originally hailed from the Parisian suburb of Neuilly-sur-Seine, notorious for the allegedly pompous, haughty attitudes among its residents. The vernacular of the title translates, roughly, as "Neuilly yo mama!," or a light slap in the face to such people. As directed by Gabriel Julien Laferrière, this offbeat, occasionally sarcastic coming-of-age comedy from France predominantly unfolds in Neuilly. Raven-haired, 14-year-old Arab boy Sami Benboudaoud (Samy Seghir)… More