30.09. - 09.10.2021

Les mécréants Morocco, Switzerland 2012 | 88 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Mohcine Besri

Mohcine Besri(*1971) was born in Morocco and has lived in Geneva since 1992. He directs, acts and writes screenplays and in 2007 founded the production company Fusion Films. Les mécréants is his full-length debut.

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On their way to a performance in Marrakesh, a group of young actors is kidnapped by three fundamentalist terrorists, whose spiritual leader orders that they be taken to a secret place.Once there, however, the terrorists can no longer reach their leader.Seven days in absolute isolation follow, during which fanatics and free thinkers have to get along whether they want to or not -- and during which resentment and prejudice are put to the test.

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Original title: Les mécréants
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Arabic
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Mohcine Besri
Screenplay: Mohcine Besri
Cast: Jamila El Haouni ; Lalouaz Maria ; Omar Lotfi ; Amine Ennaji ; Abdenib El Benioui ; Aïssam Bouali ; Rabii Benjhail ; Mostapha El Houari
Producer: Mohcine Besri, Nicolas Wadimoff, Michel Merkt
Director of Photography: Pascal Montjovent
Music: Philippe Héritier
Production Design:
Editor: Naima Bachiri
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: tamawayt Productions
Production: tamawayt Producions; Akka Films; Fusion Films


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