DESERT FISH

HOUT ESSAHRA

By Alaa Eddine ALJEM

LE MOINDRE GESTE - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2015

A story about a father and son who must be separated if they are to meet up again.

Festivals
& Awards

Tanger National Film Fest 2015
Grand price Critics Award and Best screenplay
Cannes Film Festival 2015
Short corner
Festival du film de Namur 2015
Festival du film Mediterranean 2015
TYRE film festival 2015
AFRIKA Film Festival 2016
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • MOROCCO
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Duration
    • 29 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Alaa Eddine ALJEM
    • Writer(s)
    • Alaa Eddine ALJEM
    • Producer(s)
    • Francesca DUCA (LE MOINDRE GESTE)
    • Synopsis
    • The southern desert of Morocco. The son wants to become a fisherman and is always dreaming of the sea. The father is a gravedigger who cannot understand his son’s desire to leave their land. The boy’s mother, who is ill, wants to see her family happy together. A story about a father and son who must be separated if they are to meet up again.
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