Five years after her escape from Algeria in 1967, Adda lives in 17, rue Bleue, Paris, with her two children and her two sisters. She has a relationship with Merlin, her boss, who guarantees a comfortable situation for her family.
After his death, her destiny changes. Adda sees in the death of her lover, the opportunity to lay hands on a part of his fortune.
Winner of a Lumiere Award, France 2002: Most Promising Young Actor (Abdel Halis)
Winner of the Youth Jury Emile Cantillon Award, at Namur International Festival of French-Speaking Film 2001 : Chad Chenouga
Nominated to a César Award, France 2000: Best Short Film
Nominated to the Prix Michel Simon, by Acteurs à l'Écran 2002: Best Actress (Lysiane Meis)