ADOPT A DADDY

France 2019, 99 mins, 13LN, French with English subtitles.

Directed: Xavier de Choudens.

Starring: Franck Gastambide. Melisa Sȍzen, Patrick Chesnais.

The French feel-good comedy tackles illegal immigration in a sympathetic manner. A primary school teacher persuades authorities that he is the father of an undocumented child, and in so doing prevents the child and its mother from being deported. Encouraged by his success, he continues to assist more children, even if it means adopting them all.

“ Humorous and heartwarming.” Cinopsis.