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Quinzaine 2023 | Feature film | 124 min | Germany, Belgium, France, Morocco
World premiere

In their wrinkled suits and ties, two petty crooks, Mehdi and Hamid, drive around southern Morocco in their car. Their mission: to recover a backlog of loans for their agency that have not been repaid by villagers overwhelmed by poverty and drought. Here comedy meets road movie and the film even veers into western territory when the two jaded mercenaries, under pressure themselves, cross paths with a highwayman. 

Artistic & technical sheet


Fehd Benchemsi (Mehdi), Abdelhadi Taleb (Hamid), Rabii Benjhaile (L'évadé)

Faouzi Bensaïdi

Florian Berruti

Patrice Mendez, Luc Thomas

Production design
Véronique Sacrez

Véronique Lange, Faouzi Bensaïdi

Barney Production (France)
Saïd Hamich Benlarbi 

Niko Film (Germany)
Nicole Gerhards
+49 30 27582836 

Entre Chien et Loup (Belgium)
Sébastien Delloye
+32 2 736 48 13 

Mont Fleuri Production (Morocco) 

foreign sales
Urban Distribution International
+33 7 62 99 49 19 

Screenings in Cannes



Album Déserts

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