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, directed by Jacques Audiard, will be adapted in series for television, according to information from the American site Variety
. This adaptation in French will decline over ten episodes the story of a 19-year-old young man sentenced to six years in prison and who will harden himself in contact with a group of inmates who make the law in the penal establishment. Present on the film, screenwriters Abdel Raouf Dafri and Nicolas Peufaillit and producer Marco Cherqui will also be in this series.
The story of a young Franco-Comorian
But this adaptation of the film which won the Grand Prix at Cannes in 2009 will not be a carbon copy. The plot of the series is transferred from a Parisian prison to a Marseille prison. The character played by Tahar Rahim becomes that of a Franco-Comorian hero.
The plot of the series, which will take place in the current era, will also stage the clash between the Arab community and the Comorian community within the prison. The final cast has not yet been released.