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Mimosas

Oliver Laxe

  • Arabic (with English subtitles); 93 min
Laxe’s cinema is not pious, although it is a cinema of revelation.
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IFFR
Nespresso Grand Prize - La Semaine de la Critique
Selected at the Karlovy Vary IFF / Toronto IFF

Not available in France, Morocco, Spain, Middle East, Baltic Countries, Greece, Switzerland, UK, Canada, USA, Brazil, Mexico, Turkey, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Colombia, China, Taiwan
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Mimosas - Oliver Laxe

Spain, Morocco, France, Qatar, 2016, 93 min
  • Starring: Ahmed Hammoud, Shakib Ben Omar, Said Aagli, Ikram Anzouli, Ahmed El Othemani, Hamid Fardjad, Margarita Albores, Hwidar
  • Production: Zeitun Films / La Prod / Rouge International / International Sales: Luxbox

A caravan escorts an elderly and dying Sheikh trough the Moroccan Atlas. His last wish is to be buried with his loved ones. But death does not wait. The caravaneers, fearful of the mountain pass, refuse to continue transporting the corpse. Ahmed and Said, two rogues traveling with the caravan, promise to take the body to its destiny. But do they really know the way?