Feature, Drama | 106 min | Morocco, Qatar, France
Director : Faouzi Bensaïdi
Cast : Nadia Kounda, Mouhcine Malzi
In the Moroccan city of Meknes, recently married Abdelkader and Malika struggle to make ends meet. They dream of leaving the family house and finally start a life of their own together. But one day at work, Abdelkader experiences a violent incident that will turn their destiny upside down.
About the Director:
Faouzi Bensaïdi directed Le falaise which he received 23 awards. In 2000, he directed two short films: Le Mur, which won an award at the Festival de Cannes, and Trajets, which won a prize at the Venice Film Festival. In 2003, his first feature Mille Mois won two awards at Cannes. In 2013, he directed Death for Sale, which won an award at the Berlin International Film Festival. Throughout his career, Bensaïdi has also worked as an author and actor with great directors including Nabil Ayouch, André Techiné and Nadir Mocknech. All of his films have received critical acclaim and have been distributed around the world.