Rachida Brakni is showing in Sœurs, a film by Yamina Benguigui which hits theaters this Wednesday, June 30. On the private side, the actress is in a relationship with the former football star, Eric Cantona. Together they had two children. If the couple have the same outlook on life, they have a disagreement regarding the education of their offspring …
Rachida Brakni is back in the cinema in Yamina Benguigui’s latest film, titled Sisters, which will be released in theaters this Wednesday, June 30. She plays Djamila, a Franco-Algerian woman who will return to Algeria, with her two sisters played by Isabelle Adjani and Maïwenn, in the hope of finding their brother. A back to basics for this daughter of Algerian immigrants.
In an interview with Madame Figaro, the actress confided in her parents. His father was “illiterate, like my mother, but very proud, he bandaged his right hand at the post office to hide that he could not write, pretended to have forgotten his glasses, when he was on the road, to hide his inability to read a map “, explains the mother of Emir and Selma. Rachida Brakni describes her mother as a “innate feminist” which pushed her to independence. “In my youth, I had the feeling that she suffered, and that annoyed me. She did not suffer in any way … I think that I look more and more like him.“
What language does Rachida Brakni speak to her children?
When she was young, Eric Cantona’s wife took refuge in books and in particular “this French language, which, as the poet Kateb Yacine proclaims, is our only spoils of war”. But the mother of a family also remains very attached to her roots and talks to them in Arabic. “My children, so good at languages, do not speak it, regrets the actress before continuing, and I piss them off with that, much to my man’s chagrin. But I have not said my last word…”
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