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Mimosas

Oliver Laxe

  • Arabic (with English subtitles); 93 min
  • Not available in United States
Dreamily mysterious and beautifully shot.
The Guardian

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 through the Moroccan Atlas. His last wish is to be buried with his close ones. But death does not wait. The caravaneers, fearful of the mountain, refuse to continue transporting the corpse. Saïd and Ahmed, two rogues travelling with the caravan, say they know the way and promise to take the corpse to its destiny. In another world, Shakib is chosen to travel to the mountains with a mission: to help the improvised caravaneers.