Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno

Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno
Director
Abdellatif Kechiche
Country
France, Italy
Year
2017
Genre
Fiction
Scriptwriters
Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalia Lacroix
Cast
Shaïn Boumedine, Ophélie Bau, Salim Kechiouche, Lou Luttiau, Alexia Chardard, Hafsia Herzi
Production
Quat'sous films, France 2 Cinéma, Pathé Films, Bianca Film

Storyline

Amin, a young scriptwriter who has recently moved to Paris, heads down to his hometown on the Mediterranean for summer vacation. He spends his time at beaches and bars with childhood friends. One evening he meets Jasmine, whose singing he finds charming. With her, he wants to experience passion “like in the movies”. One encounter leads to another… Through his best friend, Amin is introduced to a big producer summering in his villa. The producer offers to finance Amin’s first film. With his film project, Jasmine and the producer’s wife who is now hitting on him, Amin finds himself confronted with several choices.

Festivals & Academy awards and others

Venice Film Festival 2017
Competition
Vilnius International Film Festival 2018
Seville European Film Festival 2018
Official Section Out of Competition