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Behind Closed Doors
Director: Mohamed Bensouda
Rights:
The first Moroccan film to be a Special Jury Award winner at the Remi Awards 2013 of the WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival
The film led to a national movement to change Moroccan law about sexual harassment.
The first Moroccan film distributed in Qatar and the Gulf.
2013/ Morocco102 min/ Drama
Original Title
Derrière les Portes Fermées
SYNOPSIS
Samira is an attractive, young Moroccan woman who is happily married to a banker. Their lives are turned upside down with the appointment of a new director in the company where Samira works who begins to harass her. This is where she finds herself at a dead end she decides to proceed in another direction and puts into action an ingenious plan to obtain the proof she needs.
CAST
Zineb Obeid
Ahmed Saguia
Karim Doukkali
Amal Ayouch
CREW
Screenwriter: Mohamed Bensouda
Editor: Mohamed Elouazzani
DOP: Youssef Laalioui
Production Company(ies)
Les Films 7, in co-production with CCM, SNRT, Preview, Emotion Film Factory, RED-PROD, NRCA and OIF
Producer(s)
Mohamed Bensouda
Christophe Kay Kourdouly
Arab Women's Film Festival, The Netherlands
International Film Festival of Marrakech, Morocco
National Film Festival of Tangier, Morocco
International Film festival of Petaluma, USA
International Film Festival of African Diaspora (FIFDA) in Paris, France
African Film Festival of Khouribga, Morocco
Goa International Film Festival, India
Honorable Mention from the CinéCours Film School
Special Jury Remi Award at the Remi Awards 2013 of the WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival
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