When Nassim, 16, is placed in Madame Cousin's foster care in the social projects, he refuses to be assimilated with the other lowlife residents. He invents himself a whole other life, one that is more alike the wealthy teenagers from the Paris high-school he still goes to. His two contradicted lives, at the foster care and at high-school, must never meet.
Director: Chad Chenouga
Chad Chenouga was born on 1962 in Paris,France. After graduating from Political Science in Paris, he returned to Cours Florent where he studied drama. In 1990 he appeared in the television series Sixth Left, then in Bertrand Blier's One, Two, Three, Sun. Parallely, he made three short films: Poison rouge in 1992, Batala in 1994 and The Tether in 1996. He made his first feature film, 17 Blue Street, released in 2001.
L'Hachouma (La Honte) (2014), Sidestep (2013)