Feature, Drama | 79 min | Morocco
Director : Mohcine Besri
Cast : Fatima Zahra Benacer, Omar Lotfi, Rachid Elouali, Zakaria Atifi
Laaziza, 7 months pregnant, is rejected without consideration by her husband. She will give birth at her big brother’s house and will live there with her son Ihsan.
Few years later, Ihsan will begin his first year at school, when his father shows his desire to have him back. Against the refusal of her brothers, Laaziza decides to take her son to the doorstep of the house that was once closed in her face, with one adamant thought : the future of Ihsan is above anything else.
During the long journey between the two cities, Laaziza is overwhelmed by her childhood memories. She has to strongly fight against the doute that is creeping inside of her in order to continue forward not go back.
About the Director:
Born in Mèknes (Morocco) in 1971, Mohcine Besri worked in finance before becoming a Mathematics teacher, in parallel, he returned to film, but this time to tell stories. After some experience in the assistantship, he made two short films, co-written “Operation Casablanca”, a feature film directed by Laurent Nègre before directing his first feature film “Les Mécréants”.