KINO Expat: Le Jeune Ahmed

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For the expat community KINO regularly screens brand-new non-English arthouse movies with English subtitles. On July 8th we are screening Luc Dardenne’s Le jeune Ahmed.

Regie: Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre Dardenne

Cast: Idir Ben Addi, Myriem Akheddiou, Victoria Bluck, Olivier Bonnaud



Land: België

Speelduur: 90 minuten

Taal: Frans

Ondertiteling: Engels


In Le jeune Ahmed, Belgian teenager Ahmed struggles with his faith’s ideals and everything that life has to offer. When he immerses himself completely in his faith, he starts picking fights with his family and slowly, starts isolating himself. His teachers worry about his radical ideas and interpretations of the Quran. When he embraces an extremist interpretation, he starts hatching a plot to commit a crime that will change his life forever.