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20TH edition NOVEMBER 24 TO DECEMBER 2, 2023


Kamal Lazraq

Morocco, France, Belgium, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

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Director's Biography

Born in Casablanca in 1984, Kamal Lazraq graduated from the directing department of La Fémis in 2011 . The same year, his graduation short film Drari won the 2nd Cinéfondation Prize at the Festival de Cannes and the Grand Prix for Best Short Film at the Entrevues Belfort International Film Festival. He directed the short The Man with the Dog (Moul Lkelb, 2013), which won numerous awards at international festivals. Hounds, for which he is a 2021 laureate of the Gan Foundation for Cinema, is his first feature film and won the Jury’s Prize in the Un Certain Regard section at the Festival de Cannes in 2023.

Screenings :
Sun 26 / 11h00 / Salle des Ministres
Mon 27 / 18h30 / Cinéma le Colisée
Sun 26 / 11h00 / Salle des Ministres
Mon 27 / 18h30 / Cinéma le Colisée

In the presence of the film crew

In the suburbs of Casablanca, father and son Hassan and Issam live from day to day carrying out small trafficking jobs for the local mafia. One evening, they are tasked with kidnapping a man. Trapped in a long night, they have no idea what awaits them…

Director Kamal Lazraq

Producer Saïd Hamich Benlarbi

Screenwriter Kamal Lazraq

Cinematographer Amine Berrada

Editor Héloïse Pelloquet, Stéphane Myczkowski

Sound Thomas Van Pottelberge, Thibaud Rie, Hugo Fernandez, Philippe Charbonnel

Music P.R2B

Colour Colour

Supported by

Ayoub Elaid, Abdellatif Masstouri, Mohamed Hmimsa, Abdellah Lebkiri, Lahcen Zaimouzen, Salah Bensalah

Production Company Barney Production, Mont Fleuri Production, Beluga Tree

International Sales Company Charades


Morocco, France, Belgium, Qatar, Saudi Arabia