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Year of Production 2017

How I Met My Father

English title: How I Met My Father
Original title: Comment j’ai rencontré mon père
German title: How I Met My Father *
France, 2017

Director: Motte, Maxime
Production company: Chapka Films, Vendôme Production
Co-producers: D8 Films, Nexus Factory
Length: 85 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Synopsis:
The new school year doesn’t start off for the little adopted Enguerrand like it does for others. And he was so much looking forward to school. The grandfather, André, prefers to live in a nursing home than with his son. Eliot, the over-cautious father, isn’t dealing well with his role as an adoptive father and bothers his son with endless versions of his African origin. Ava, the mother, is the only one who really works to feed the family.

The situation becomes even more complicated when Enguerrand shows up at home with a stranger who he presents as his biological father. His parents meet Kwabéna, an illegal immigrant from Africa whose only goal is to make it to England. For Ava, he’s the last straw, for Eliot he is a rival, but one he plans to use to win over the child’s heart. This adventure just might bring the family together …

Festivals:
Hof IFF 2016, Ciné-Jeune de l'Aisne 2017

World sales address/es:
Other Angle Pictures (F)

Sold to:
SND Groupe M6 Droits (F)
JMH (CH)