The Secret of the Grain
At the port of Sète, Mr. Slimani, a tired 60-year-old, drags himself toward a shipyard job that has become more and more difficult to cope with as the years go by. He is a divorced father who forces himself to stay close to his family despite the schisms and tensions that are easily sparked off and that financial difficulties make even more intense. He is going through a delicate period in his life and, recently, everything seems to make him feel useless: a failure. He wants to escape from it all and set up his own restaurant. However, it appears to be an unreachable dream given his meager, irregular salary that is not anywhere near enough to supply what he needs to realize his ambition. But he can still dream and talk about it with his family in particular. A family that gradually gives its support to this project, which comes to symbolize the means to a better life. Thanks to its ingeniousness and hard work, this dream soon becomes a reality...or almost...The Secret of the Grain featuring Habib Boufares and Hafsia Herzi is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and available for rent or purchase on Prime Video. It's a comedy and drama movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 93% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (6,744 votes).
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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).
Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (Google Play & Prime Video).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
#77 Ranked in Dance Movies
#464 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
#1801 Ranked in Comedy Movies
The Secret of the Grain has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 93% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (6,744 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.