A Thousand Months

2003, Morocco-France, 115’, Color, Arabic-French

Director: Faouzi Bensaidi
Cast: Mohammad Amir Naji, Maryam Akbari, Kamran Dehghan
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2003 Cannes Film Festival Award of the Youth
2003 Namur Film Festival Special Jury Award
2003 Beirut Film Festival Best Director
2003 Alexandria Film Festival Grand Jury Prize

A heartwarming and inspiring Moroccon film.

Synopsis:
It is the holy month of Ramadan in Morocco in 1981. Amina, accompanied with her seven years old son Mehdi, come to live with her father-in-law Ahmed in a small village in Morocco, after her husband was arrested for political reasons. The arrest of the father must stay a secret for Mehdi who was told that his father traveled to France for work.

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