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SOFIA

A Film by

Meryem BENM’BAREK

2018 – France, Qatar – Drama – 80'

SYNOPSIS

Sofia, 20, lives with her parents in Casablanca. Suffering from pregnancy denial, she finds herself breaking the law by giving birth to a baby out of wedlock. The hospital gives her 24 hours to provide them with the identification papers belonging to the father of the child before informing the authorities…

SOFIA

CAST

Maha ALEMI
Lubna AZABAL
Sarah PERLES
Faouzi BENSAÏDI
Hamza KHAFIF
Nadia NIAZI
Rawia

CREW+

Producer – Olivier DELBOSC
Production company – Curiosa Films
Screenwriter – Meryem BENM’BAREK
Cinematographer – Son DOAN
Editor – Céline PERREARD

INFOS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS +

Running time – 80’
Ratio – scope
Language – French, Arabic

Un Certain Regard 2018 – Best Screenplay

2019 Palm Springs IFF – New Voices New Visions Awards

Festival du Film Francophone d'Angoulême 2018 – Best Screenplay Award

2018 Bratislava IFF – Best Director Award

2018 Festival Cinemed Bruxelles – Official Jury's Special Prize

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