30.09. - 09.10.2021

The End Morocco 2011 | 105 min | OV | Black & White | FF 2012

Hicham Lasri

Hicham Lasri (*1977) has won many awards as an author and playwright. He has been making films since 2002. They Are the Dogs is his second work to be shown at Filmfest Hamburg after The End (2012).

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In crisp black and white, director Hicham Lasri portrays a nightmarish Casablanca in the year 1999. King Hassan II is dying and the mood is tense. M'key roams the streets of the suburbs. He meets a beautiful girl who has been chained up by her brothers to protect her virginity. He falls in love with her, thus provoking the wrath of the brothers, who recall the gang of droogies from Kubrick's Clockwork Orange. He finds help in the shape of a policeman, who then turns out to be brutally two-faced. In portraying a society dominated by violence and random police brutality, the film's symbolism ranges from the nightmarish to the absurd.

Original title: Al Nihaya
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Arabic
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Hicham Lasri
Screenplay: Hicham Lasri
Cast: Ismail Aboulkanater, Salah Ben Salah, Hanane Zouhdi
Director of Photography: Maxime Alexandre
Music: Patrice Mandez-Barry
Production Design: Lamia Chraibi
Editor: Julien Foure
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
World Sales: Insomnia World Sales


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