Malek (v.o.f.)

  • Release Date: January 18, 2019 (limited)
  • Genre: Drama

  • Director: Guy Édoin
  • Producer(s): Réal Chabot
  • Writer(s): Claude Lalonde
  • Studio: Les Films Séville
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Malek, a Lebanese man living in Montreal, has attempted suicide. Genevieve, a psychologist, is struggling to break through the wall of his silence, the consequence of a terrible event in his home country that involved his beloved sister.

Unemployed, living on social assistance, Malek hangs out at parties, where he wins the affections of a young Iranian woman named Shohreh. Emboldened by his victory in love, the young man gets a job at a Persian restaurant. Putting his trust in Shohreh and Genevieve, he finally agrees to confront the demons of his past.


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