Father's Footsteps stars French-Moroccan Jewish actor/comedian Gad Elmaleh as the charming Felix, whose missteps threaten his family's future. An actor, humorist, writer and director, Elmaleh's celebrity grows with each project. He appears regularly in French television and film and has written and performed in several hit one-man shows. In 2007 he was voted "la personnalité la plus drôle de France" (The Funniest Person in France). Elmaleh's directorial film debut, Coco, has been one of France's biggest box office hits of 2009. Father's Footsteps also stars the radiant Yaël Abecassis (Shiva, Live and Become, Kadosh) and veteran French film, television and theater actor Richard Berry.