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Wasteland

Director: Latifa Said
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Winner of more than 15 awards from international film festivals and got selected at over 50 film festivals.
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2017/ France - Algeria - Portugal14 min/ Drama
Original Title
Terrain Vague
SYNOPSIS
Set in the suburbs of a big city. Omar, a worker from Maghreb, feels uncomfortable with women. Ambivalent, either he’s fascinated by them, or they make him afraid. When he meets Rita, a hooker, he tries to surpass his complex, discovering his own sexuality.
CAST
Slimane Dazi
Delphine Grandsart
Rachid Taha
CREW
Screenwriter: Latifa Said
DOP: Yannig Dumoulin
Editor: Aurélie Noury
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Production Company(ies)
Saudade Productions
Bando à Parte
Producer(s)
Latifa Said
Rodrigo Areias
film festivals
film festivals Pineapple Underground Film Festival (PUFF), Hong Kong
film festivals Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Portugal
film festivals Avanca Film Festival, Portugal
film festivals FerFilm – International Film Festival, Ferizaj, Kosovo
film festivals LatinArab International Film Festival, Argentina
film festivals Jameson CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival, Hungary
film festivals Pacific Meridian, Vladivostok, Russia
film festivals Sydney World Film Festival, Australia
film festivals Curta Açores, Portugal
film festivals Terra di Siena Film Festival, Italy
film festivals Festival de Cinema de Girona, Spain
film festivals Montecatini International Short Film Festival, Italy
film festivals Delhi Shorts International Film Festival, India
film festivals Human Rights Free Zone Film Festival, Belgrade, Serbia
film festivals Izmir Short Film Festival, Turkey
film festivals Alter-Native International Short Film Festival, Romania
film festivals AFC Global Fest, Kolkata, India
film festivals Filmfest Düsseldorf, Germany
film festivals Paris Courts Devant, France
film festivals Ekadeshma International Short Film Festival, Nepal
film festivals Le Maghreb des Films – Rencontres Cinématographiques, France
film festivals Caminhos do Cinema Português, Portugal
film festivals C’Est Pas la Taille Qui Compte!, France
film festivals Blue Danube Film Festival, Austria
film festivals London Shorts Film Festival (LSFF), UK
film festivals Festival Internacional de Cine La Picasa, Argentina
film festivals Un Court Tournable, France
film festivals Ascona Film Festival, Switzerland
film festivals Sguardi Altrove International Woman's Film Festival, Italy
film festivals Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF), Egypt
film festivals La Fête du Court-Métrage, France
film festivals Rios – Festival Internacional de Cinema Documental e Transmédia, Portugal
film festivals Festival d'Annaba du Film Méditerranéen (FAFM), Algeria
film festivals Panorama des Cinémas du Maghreb et du Moyen-Orient, France
film festivals Festival Internacional de Cine de Piélagos, Spain
film festivals Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Cine a la Calle, Colombia
film festivals Festival Internacional de Cine del Cono Sur, Chile
film festivals Festival du Film de Femmes de Fontenay-le-Fleury, France
film festivals Laterale Film Festival, Italy
film festivals Muestra de Cortos Europeos, Argentina
film festivals Franco Arab Film Festival, Amman, Jordan
film festivals Festival des Cinémas Arabes à Paris, France
film festivals Almaty Indie Film Festival, Kazakhstan
film festivals RomAfrica Film Festival, Italy
film festivals Cisterna Film Festival – Festival Internazionale del Cortometraggio, Italy
film festivals Africajarc, France
film festivals Kraljevski Film Festival, Serbia
film festivals Bengaluru International Short Film Festival (BISFF), India
film festivals Aphrodite Film Awards, US
film festivals Mostra Livre de Cinema, Brazil
film festivals Saturnia Film Festival, Italy
film festivals FestiFrance, Brazil
film festivals Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Flor Azul, Argentina
film festivals International Short Film Festival of Cyprus (ISFFC), Cyprus
film festivals Sose International Film Festival, Armenia
film festivals Mzansi Women's Film Festival (MWFF), South Africa
film festivals London International Motion Picture Awards (LIMPA), UK
film festivals Kurz Film Festival Diessen am Ammersee, Germany
film festivals Libres // Émois, France
film festivals VisuElles Film Festival, Canada
film festivals Marmaris International Short Film Festival, Turkey
film festivals Mindel Shorts, Cape Verde
film awards
film awards Special Jury Mention at the Festival du Film Arabe de Fameck, France
1st Saladelle d’Or Prize at the Festival Écran Libre, Aigues-Mortes, France
Grand Prize for Best Short Film at the Festival du Film de Sarlat, France
Jury Award for Best Fiction at the Festival du Film Franco-Arabe de Noisy-le-Sec, France
Cinematic Achievement Award at the Thessaloniki International Short Film Festival, Greece
Best Short at the CinEuphoria Awards, Portugal
Best Director in a Short Film at the CinEuphoria Awards, Portugal
Best Actress in a Short Film at the CinEuphoria Awards, Portugal
Top Short Films of the Year at the CinEuphoria Awards, Portugal
Best Director at the Copper Coast International Film Festival (CCIFF), UK
Best 35mm at the MEDFF – Mediterranean Film Festival, Italy
Special Jury Award at the Short to the Point International Film Festival, Romania
Special Mention at the Porto Femme – International Film Festival, Portugal
Best Director at the Festival Maghrébin du Film d'Oujda, Morocco
Best Actor at the Lucania Film Festival, Italy
Best Actress at the Lucania Film Festival, Italy
Special Mention at the Lucania Film Festival, Italy