REBELLIOUS GIRL

INSOUMISE

By Jawad RHALIB

IOTA PRODUCTION - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2015

Young soul in torment, Samia dream of a different life. One day, she seized her chance and she buys a work contract in Spain. She moved to Barcelona and Samia became easy prey for Islamic fundamentalists who take her quickly under their wing. The Eldorado quickly turns to hell in a dangerous journey

    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • BELGIUM, FRANCE, MOROCCO
    • Languages
    • ARABIC, FRENCH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Jawad RHALIB
    • Writer(s)
    • Grégory LECOQ, Jawad RHALIB, Olivier TORRES
    • Producer(s)
    • Isabelle MATHY (Perspective Films), Isabelle TRUC (Iota Production), Khadija ALAAMI (K films)
    • Synopsis
    • Young soul in torment, Samia dream of a different life. She studied computer science, but it's a saturated field, that never really passionate her. Unemployed wanting out of poverty and living his passion for tourism, the police arrived whenever it embarks on a tour with tourists in the streets of Meknes, one of the imperial cities of Morocco. Actually Samia is a false guide, and the police doesn’t like false guides. Furthermore her father wants to marry her before she gets old and no man wants her. Samia refuses to listen her father and marry a husband imposed. One day, she seized her chance. Thanks to the determination of her mother, who is organizing a fundraising, Samia buys a work contract in Spain. She follows the road of « Eldorado », she moved to Barcelona and strays away from her markers ... Samia became easy prey for Islamic fundamentalists who take her quickly under their wing. The Eldorado quickly turns to hell in a dangerous journey, unpredictable, and perhaps with no return…
    • Partners & financing
    • Iota Production, Perspective Films, K Films, Belgian Film Commission (in progress), South Fund (Morocco - in progress), Morrocan Cinema Center (in progress)
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Aug 01, 2014
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