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PARKOUR(S)

Director: Fatma Zohra Zamoum
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Originally named RESET, the film focuses on giving voice to the unheard classes in the society by gathering them all at a wedding.
It expresses stillness and movement, men and women, tradition and modernity, using music, characters, facts, props, locations, esthetics, etc.
Algerian Parkour athlete Nazim Halladja made his acting debut in the film.
The film received a production fund from the Algerian Ministry of Culture.
Had its market premiere at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival.
Winner of the Best Experimental Film and Best Film Directed by a Woman at the IFA - Istanbul Film Awards.
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2019/ Algeria81 min/ Comedy - Drama
Original Title
Parkour
SYNOPSIS
Early morning, many people are heading towards a wedding hall; Youcef, a peddler, Salima, a member of the kitchen staff, and Sonia, a singer. They all have reasons to attend the wedding of Kamila and Khaled, but each has a different motivation.
CAST
Nazim Halladja
Adila Bendimered
Houda Hachemi
Nadjia Laaraf
CREW
Screenwriter: Fatma Zohra Zamoum
DOP: Youcef Benallegue
Editor: Maéva Dayras
Fatma Zohra Zamoum
Production Company(ies)
Z et Compagnie Productions
Cinérêve Productions
Producer(s)
Fatma Zohra Zamoum
Redouane Abbes
film festivals
Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Canada
Rencontres Cinématographiques de Béjaia (RCB), Algeria
Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF), Egypt
Indian World Cinema Film Festival (IWFF), India
IFA - Istanbul Film Awards, Turkey
film awards
Best Script and Jury Prize at the Indian World Cinema Film Festival (IWFF), India
Best Experimental Film and Best Film Directed by a Woman at the IFA - Istanbul Film Awards, Turkey
Quotes
“The film is really special. It addresses very important topics and sends messages to young people. It embodies the reality of our society, along with our ideas, customs and traditions…” ET Djazairi - Enjoyment Today