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…

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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

Running time  80’

Ratio scope

Language  French, Arabic

 

PRESS REVIEWS

Variety

Screen Daily

The Hollywood Reporter

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS +

 

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

SCREENINGS IN FESTIVAL & MARKETS +

 

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