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Al Bahr Min Ouaraikoum (The Sea Is Behind)
Tarik lives in a land without colour, a land where water is contaminated by a strange phenomenon of “water bugs”. Tarik wears make-up and dresses up as a woman. He dances on a cart that is drawn by a dying horse and his father has practically abandoned him. One day, Tarik’s horse Larbi stops in the middle of a procession and refuses to take another step forward. Tarik will have to learn to live again and surrender to the colours of his life, which is the only way to escape the dullness of the world around him.
2014 / Arabic and Berber dialogue with English subtitles / Colour and Black & White / 86 mins
Genre: Drama and Science Fiction
Programme: Muhr Feature
Premiere: World Premiere
Rating: 18+
Contains: Adult References, Brief Nudity, Coarse Language and Violence
Director: Hicham Lasri
Producer: Hicham Lasri
Scriptwriter: Hicham Lasri
DOP: Said Slimani
Editor: Abdessamad Chaouket
Cast: Malek Akhmiss, Hassan Badida, Mohamed Aouragh, Yassine Sekal, Adil Lasri, Hanane Zouhdi, Salah Ben Salah
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