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A film by Faouzi Bensaïdi, Drama, 123 min, Color



Production: Barney Production, NiKo Film, Entre Chien et Loup, Mont Fleuri Production

Commissioning Editors: ZDF/Arte Holger Stern, Birgit Kämper

Funded by: Eurimages, Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée und Filmförderungsanstalt ( Minitraité), Aide aux cinémas du monde (CNC), Institut français, in Zusammenarbeit mit ZDF / ARTE,  Tax Shelter via Belga Films Fund, MOIN Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein,  nordmedia- Film- und Mediengesellschaft Niedersachsen/Bremen mbH, Fonds d’aide à la production cinématographique nationale du Maroc, Fonds Image de la Francophonie, AFAC – The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture

World sales: Urban Sales


Mehdi & Hamid work for a collection agency in Casablanca.
Prisoners of their own wandering, the two gawky associates visit remote villages of the great South of Morocco in order to get money out of indebted people. 


Fehd BENCHEMSI (Mehdi), Abdelhadi TALEB (Hamid), Rabii BENJHAIL TADLAOUI (Der Entflohene), Hajar GRAIGAA  (Hadda / Selma)



Saïd Hamich, Nicole Gerhards, Sébastien  Delloye

Written & Directed by

Faouzi Bensaïdi


Florian Berutti


Patrice Mendez

Production Design

Véronique Sacrez

Costume Design

Capucine Landreau

Make up Artist

Dörte Dobkowitz


Véronique Sacrez, Faouzi Bensaïdi

Dialogue editor

Kai Storck


Masha Kashyna & Stefan Littmann


Festivals & Awards

Cannes International Film Festival - Director's Fortnight - World Premiere
Hamburg International Film Festival - German Premiere


International Cinephile Society

"A project like this can only be the work of a director as audacious and provocative as Faouzi Bensaïdi, who has grown to be one of the most impactful voices in contemporary African cinema."