L'ENFANT DE PERSONNE
Brutally torn from the arms of Émilie, his foster mother since babyhood, Lyes now confronts the violence of the children's homes run by the social services who insist on maintaining a link with his biological mother, despite her inability to care for him. A long battle against the system begins...
Directed by: Akim Ikser (France, 2021)
Screenplay: Dominique Garnier, Zoé Galeron, based on the book by Lyes Louffok
Cast: Isabelle Carré (Agathe), Nawell Madani (Myriam), Andréa Bescond (Jeanne), Yassine Chorfa (Lyes age 6), Abdelmadjid Guemri (Lyes age 11), Moncef Farfar (Lyes age 16), Marie Berto (Frédérique)
Awards: ADAMI prize for best single film, best male newcomer (for Moncef Farbar, Yassine Chorfa and Abdelmadjid Guemri) and Europa Prize for best European fiction at the 2021 La Rochelle Festival de la Fiction
Parental guidance: TV-PG