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Starve Your Dog
A film by Hicham Lasri
2016/ Morocco
94 Min/ Drama - Period Drama - political
Original Title
Gawwa’ Kalbak
SYNOPSIS
An experimental cinematic essay rewrites the facts of Morocco, by revealing dark secrets of Driss Basri, the man responsible for countless human rights abuses under King Hassan II’s regime.
CAST
Benaissa El Jirari
Latefa Ahrrare
CREW
Music: LooNope
Cinematography: Saïd Slimani
Editing: Mickaël Clouet
Sound: Patrice Mendez
Production Company(es)
Pan Production Company
Matrice Media Production
Producer(s)
Hicham Lasri
Hussein Malki
Mickaël Clouet
FESTIVALS
Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)
Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF)
Berlin Film Festival
Béjaïa Film Meetings in Algeria
Carthage Film Festival (JCC)
Beirut Cinema Days
Awards
African Federation for Cinematographic Critic Award at the Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF)
Best Direction Award at the Khouribga African Film Festival (FCAK) in Morocco
Starve Your Dog and The Sea Is Behind come as chapters of Hicham Lasri's trilogy that started with the award-winning film C'est Eux Les Chiens (They Are the Dogs), which received the Muhr Arab Special Jury Prize at the Dubai International Film Festival.
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