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Hard Shell, Soft Shell (Fragile)

In this dramedy about love, class, and finding oneself, a handsome 20-something oyster farmer plunges into depression after a botched proposal to his actress girlfriend. To win her back, he immerses himself in dancing lessons with his gorgeous friend. As he gets dating advice from a trio of feisty female relatives, he’s reality-checked by pals. A wryly feminist update on romance, Hard Shell, Soft Shell features stunning Mediterranean scenery and an infectious soundtrack from the French-Arab diaspora.

Country, Year France, 2021
DirectorEmma Benestan
WriterNour Ben Salem, Emma Benestan
CastOulaya Amamra, Yasin Houicha
ProducerCaroline Nataf
Runtime99 MINS, SECS