Les Yeux secs
In Berber country, hemmed in by a ring of mountains, a village of women offer their bodies, where the only men who enter are those who pay. A village which the elderly have fled, in search of refuge behind an imposing barrier of snow. In this village, Hala is the Chief. Proud and mean spirited, she enforces the law and makes the rules. Her mother, forgotten in prison 25 years ago, returns, accompanied by a man, a bus driver, orphan and amateur comedian. Their arrival causes a shock like the last gasp before death… and rebirth.
Narjiss Nejjar was born in Tangiers in 1971. She studied at the Ecole Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle in Paris. She has since worked on documentaries as an assitant as well as written and directed several off her own. « Les Yeux Secs » is her first feature film…
Khalid Benchegra Raouia
Production : Narjiss Nejjar, Terre Sud Films, 151, rue Montmartre 75002 Paris France Tél : +33 (0)1 42 49 05 52 Fax : +33 (0)1 42 49 05 52 Mob. : +33 (0)6 79 66 80 74 email@example.com Coproductions : Jbila Méditerranée Productions (Maroc)