SAINT UNKNOWN

SID EL MAJHOUL

By Alaa Eddine ALJEM

LES CINEMAS DU MONDE - LA FABRIQUE CINEMA DE L’INSTITUT FRANCAIS - as PROMO

First film - Development 2016

A whole village worships by mistake a devilishly large sum of money. The mausoleum reveals the absence of spirituality and the influence of local traditions.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • First film
    • Countries
    • MOROCCO
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Duration
    • 80 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Alaa Eddine ALJEM
    • Producer(s)
    • Francesca DUCA (Le Moindre Geste)
    • Synopsis
    • Amine, a thief who has stolen a large sum of money, escapes into the hills with the police hot on his heels. He buries the cash, hiding it under a makeshift tomb, before being arrested. Ten years later, he is released from prison and sets off in search of his money. Meanwhile, a shrine has been built where he buried it to honour an unknown saint.
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