Divines is a 2016 French-Qatari drama film directed by Uda Benyamina. It was screened in the Directors’ Fortnight section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. At Cannes, Uda Benyamina won the Caméra d’Or. The film also was an official selection of the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival in the Discovery section. It was released on Netflix worldwide (except in France), on 18 November 2016.
Dounia is a teenage girl living in a shanty town on the outskirts of Paris with her mother. She and her best friend Maimouna hustle for money, shoplifting from supermarkets and then reselling their wares on the streets to their classmates.
The two girls have a secret hiding place in the catwalk of a local theatre where they observe dance auditions. Djigui, an untrained dancer, catches Dounia’s eye. One day Maimouna dares Dounia to spit on him and she does, resulting in him trying to chase her down. Trying to follow Dounia he ends up slipping and she rescues him by pulling him up from the catwalk.
Divines (2016) Movie Trailer
Divines (2016) Details
Genre: Crime | Drama
Score: 7. 6 of 10 - an average rate of 532 people
Publisher: Te Mvvyz
Quality: 720p | 1080p Bluray
Size: 850 | 1700 MB
Directed by: Houda Benyamina
Cast: Oulaya Amamra, Deborah Lukumuena, Kevin Mischel