2015 Edition

The Sea Is Behind Us

The Sea Is Behind Us

Section: Long Narrative

Country: Morocco

Production Year: 2014

Runtime: 88 Minutes

Director: Hicham Lasri

Screenwriter: Hicham Lasri

Cinematographer: Said Slimani

Editor: Abdesamad Chaouket

Cast: Malek Akhmiss, Hassan Badida, Yassine Sekkal

Print: merlin.alinprod@gmail.com 

Synopsis: In surreal black-and-white, the story is about traditions and trance, intolerance and violence, friendship and family ties. Unable to shed a tear about the loss of his children, tarek instead shrouds his mustache under a veil only to become a traditional dancer performing in women’s clothes.