Monsieur Ibrahim

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Release Date: December 05, 2003Running Time: 95 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $2,825,395.00
Genre: Adaptation, Drama, Foreign

Omar Sharif
Pierre Boulanger
Gilbert Melki
Lola Naymark

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During the early 1960s, Paris was an explosion of life. As the old gave way to the new, everything was in flux and the city was filled with an energy that promised cultural shifts and social change. Against this backgound, in a working class neighborhood, two unlikely characters--a young Jew and an elderly Muslim--begin a friendship. When we meet Moise, also known as Momo, he is in effect an orphan even tough he lives with prostitutes who treat him with genuine affection. Momo buys his groceries at the neighborhood shop, a crowded dark space owned and run by Ibrahim, a silent exotic looking man who sees and knows more than he lets on. After Momo is abandoned by his father, Ibrahim becomes th... Full Summary >>