‘Mama Weed’ works because of star Isabelle Huppert, says critic

In “Mama Weed,” a translator for the Paris police becomes an unlikely drug lord. Photo by Guy Ferrandis.

Critics review “No Ordinary Man,” a documentary about Billy Tipton, a jazz musician in the 1940s and 1950s; “Her Socialist Smile,” about Helen Keller’s political activism; “Mama Weed,” a French crime-comedy about a woman working as a translator for the Paris police who becomes an unlikely drug lord; and “Roadrunner,” a documentary about the late Anthony Bourdain by Oscar winner Morgan Neville.

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