Once Upon a Time in the Oued (2005)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Domestic Comedy  |   Release Date - Oct 19, 2005 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 94 min.  |   Countries - Algeria, France  |  
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Djamel Bensalah's comedy Once Upon a Time in the Oued stars David Saracino as Yacine, a young man attempting to get out of the marriage his parents have arranged for him. As he sets off for a summer with his family in Algeria, he and his best friend Johnny (Julien Courbey), meet a pair of women who the twosome flirt with. Johnny wants nothing more than to play football for the Algerian national team, and Yacine's younger brother must face a rather painful tradition.




circumcision, family, friendship, marriage-arranged, soccer