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The Great Journey (2004)  link to The Great Journey on IMDb  

Number: Yellow 34a

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IMDb Rating:
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7.3/10 (1941 votes)

Country: French, 108 minutes

Spoken Languages: French, Arabic

Genre(s): Drama, Romance

Director(s): Ismaël Ferroukhi

Cast: Nicolas Cazalé (as Reda), Mohamed Majd (as The Father), Jacky Nercessian (as Mustapha), Ghina Ognianova (as La vieille femme), Kamel Belghazi (as Khalid)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English

Plot Outline: Reda, summoned to accompany his father on a pilgrimage to Mecca, complies reluctantly - as he preparing for his baccalaureat and, even more important, has a secret love relationship. The trip across Europe in a broken-down car is also the departure of his father: upon arrival in Mecca, both Reda and his father are not the characters they were at the start of the movie. Avoiding the hackneyed theme of the return to the homeland, the film uses the departure to renew a connection between two generation.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Apr 26, 2017