Arabic with English subtitles, 2012, 16 minutes, color, United Kingdom, Shorts Competition
Fatine has ventured far from the village to meet her older lover. When a small boy catches her, all she wants to do is go home.
About the Director
Fyzal Boulifa is a British filmmaker of Moroccan descent. He is the writer and director of several short films, including Burn My Body—described by Sight & Sound as “extreme” and “expertly directed”—and Whore, winner of the 2010 Grand Prix du Jury at the Angers Premiers Plans film festival. His most recent film, The Curse, won the Illy Prize for best short film in the Directors’ Fortnight at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.
Cast and Credits
Director: Fyzal Boulifa
Screenwriter: Fyzal Boulifa
Producers: Gavin Humphries
Coproducer: Karim Debbagh
Editors: Taina Galis, Fyzal Boulifa
Sound Designer: Sebastian Dale
Principal Cast: Ibtissam Zabara
Contact: Gavin Humphries / Quark Films Ltd. / +44 790 447 7620