Mama Weed (La daronne)

Comedy | 104 Minutes

Canada: Friday, March 05, 2021

Adapted from the novel by Hannelore Cayre "La Daronne" / The Godmother, which was the winner of the Grand Prize for detective literature (French) in 2017. Patience Portefeux is a French-Arabic police translator who specialises in phone tapings for the anti-narcotics unit. One day, while listening to wanted drug dealers, she discovers that one of them is the son of a devoted nurse who takes care of her mother. She decides to protect him and finds herself in the middle of a drug network. After receiving a huge load of hash, she uses her insider knowledge and police resources to build her own drug trafficking network and earns the name Mama Weed.

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Movie Cast
  • Isabelle Huppert
  • Hippolyte Girardot
Movie Crew
  • Jean-Paul Salomé

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