La Guérisseuse (2019)

La Guérisseuse
Morocco/Italy/Qatar – 2018

Director: Mohamed Zineddaine
Screenplay: Mohamed Zineddaine, Olivier Bombarda
Runtime: 102’
Cast: Fatima Attif, Ahmed El Moustafid, Mehdi El Arroubi,Nisrine Adam, Hanane El Kabani
Editing: Elena Cabria
Cinematography: Luca Coassin
Sound: Enrico Medri
Production: Ouarzazate Films, Janaprod, Imago Orbis
Sales: Apapaja, Mario Chemello
Language: Arabic
Awards: Special Mention for Best Direction (Festival du Cinéma Africain de Khouribga 2018),
Jury Award, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor (Festival du Film de Tanger 2019)

International première

Abdou, a teenager anxious to regain his dignity by learning to read and to write, lives in the outskirts of a mining town in Morocco. Mbarka, his adoptive mother, is the healer of the neighbourhood, feared and respected by everyone. Abdou convinces Ch’aayba, a thirty-year old fishmonger and mugger, to let his mother heal a skin disease. From that moment onwards, their three destinies are dangerously entwined…

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