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Khamis 1984

Director: Mohamed Bouzaggou
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The film highlights that the events of January 19, 1984 that unfolded in Nador are part of Morocco’s memory.
The director shed some light on that memory through the psychological state of the film’s main characters.
The film wants to help get over the mistakes of the past by reconciling with the victims and bringing them justice under the politics that the country uses to protect Human rights and the sovereignty of the law.
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2019/ Morocco94 min/ Drama
SYNOPSIS
Thursday 19 January 1984, the day of riots that resulted in many casualties. Tonight, Khamis is ready to share a nice moment with his wife. Suddenly, they’re interrupted by gunshots that ring out in the street, followed by the appearance of an unexpected guest at their doorstep.
CAST
Mimoun Zanoun
Samira El Maslouhi
Chaimae Allaoui
Rafik Barrajjal
CREW
Screenwriter: Mohamed Bouzaggou
DOP: Ahmed Boutgaba
Editor: Ahmed Hamass
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Production Company(ies)
Taziri Production
Producer(s)
Mohamed Bouzaggou
film festivals
film festivals Festival International de Cinéma et Mémoire Commune de Nador, Morocco
film festivals Tangier National Film Festival, Morocco
Quotes
“…the creative Mohamed Bouzaggou has sailed with this Amazigh film into the sea of contemporary aesthetic thought.” Mohamed Ajaoud - HirakRif (Arabic)

“One can't argue with the fact that Khamis 1984 is a documentation of the collective memory...” Jawad al Shahbari - Nador Magazine (Arabic)