A fortuitous life-changing encounter between a young sick boy and a Muslim woman in a Montreal park.
''Sacred Hair'' is Canadian Director Marion Morin’s directorial debut, a film that he also penned. Having trained with among others, one of Liam Neeson's acting coaches Tom Todoroff, Morin has appeared in over 50 productions of TV, Film and Theatre. This talented actor has also worked behind the camera with household names including George Clooney on the set ''Confessions of a Dangerous Mind'', Director Yves Simoneau on ''Free Money'', and alongside Wajdi Mouawad, Director of Littoral, best known for writing the highly acclaimed film Incendies. Mario is currently writing and developing several new projects: his second short, a feature and a TV series.
The film's young star Matt Hébert has been acting since the tender age of 7. As well as starring in the TV series ''L'Heure Bleue'', he is currently on the list of Top 10 Child-Actors to watch in Quebec. Hébert's co-star Najat Elwafy was born in Morocco and has appeared in over 50 films, television series and plays. Her first significant role came in ''Les Bandits'' winning her critical and commercial recognition. She was named the best actress in a leading role for ''Grande Villa'', directed by Latif Lahlou.