Rabat - Three months after French-Moroccan novelist Leila Slimani announced plans for a screen adaptation of her novel “Chanson Douce”, Le Journal du Dimanche has revealed that Maïwenn, the award-winning director for “Polisse” and “Mon Roi,” will be in charge of directing the film of Slimani’s best seller.

Amira El Masaiti is a Morocco World News correspondent in Rabat.