Mes héros

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Release Date: March 15, 2013

On DVD/VOD: June 25, 2013

1h 31m | Comedy

With his marriage in crisis, Maxime, the owner of a private ambulance company, finds out that his mother is in jail. He takes a welcome break from his marital woes to get his mother and take her home. This gives him a chance to spend a weekend at the family farmhouse on the outskirts of Paris. While his father Jacques slowly recovers from a stroke, his mother Olga, via a clandestine support network, is temporarily raising a young boy named Tiemoko, the son of undocumented Africans who have been placed in a detention center. Between the arguing retirees and the mute boy who refuses to remove his hood despite the September heat, Maxime witnesses his quarrelsome but kind-hearted parents’ happiness and it gives him reflection on his own family situation.

Director: Éric Besnard
Studio: Niagara Films
Producer(s): Richard Grandpierre
Cast: Josiane Balasko, Gérard Jugnot, Clovis Cornillac, Pierre Richard
Writer(s): Éric Besnard

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