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Adopt a Daddy
(Damien: veut changer le monde)  5727
‘Adopt a Daddy’ (‘Damien: veut changer le monde’) - A feel-good French comedy-drama about a primary school teacher who adopts kids to save them from being sent home.

Release date: (pending)
Running time:99 (1h39’)
Age restriction:13 L N

Damien and his sister Melanie lived a happy childhood, yet shaken but the constant battles led by their militant parents. After the sudden death of their mother, the rebellious spark of the family went off. 20 years later, Damien is an educator in primary school. When one paperless kid is about to be expelled out of the country with his mother, he decides to tell the authorities he is the father.

Soon he convinces his sister, now a fierce delusioned lawyer, and his best friend Rudy to join the fight. Together, they will do anything to help kids from being sent back to their dangerous countries, even if it means adopting many more…

Genre: Comedy
Cast: Franck Gastambide, Melisa Sözen, Gringe, Camille Lellouche, Patrick Chesnais, Liliane Rovère, Youssef Hajdi, Jessim Kas, Bass Dhem, Rémy Adriaens, Sébastien Chassagne, Claire Chust, Tatiana Rojo, Zahra Amir Ebrahimi, Roda Canioglu
Directed by: Xavier de Choudens
Screenplay: Xavier de Choudens, Charly Delwart
Music: Sébastien Schuller
Produced by: Marc Bordure, Muriel Meynard
Language: French
Country / Year: France,  2019

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This work is not currently scheduled for release at Nu Metro.

This moving comedy is one of the most beautiful films to come out of France for the year. Comedy star Franck Gastambide from ‘Taxi 5’ and Melisa Sözen from the Cannes Film festival Palme d’or winning ‘Winter Sleep’ charm us with their talent in this beautiful feel-good comedy.