Bensaïdi Faouzi

ALF CHAHR (Mille Mois/Tausend Monate)

Taking place in 1981, the film focuses on Mehdi, a young boy living in a mountain village in the Moroccan Atlas. He is waiting for his father who is supposed to return from working in France. At least, this is what his mother and his grandfather tell him. In reality, Mehdi’s father is in prison. At any moment, the child’s mental balance is about to be disturbed …

Marocco/F/B 2003
Regie: Bensaïdi Faouzi
124 min, 35 mm, Farbe, Farbe; arab. OF mit dt. und franz. UT