Beneath Her Lipstick

Director: Ahmed Messoudi
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Won 11 awards and was screened at eight festivals
Delves into the issue of abusive marriages and domestic violence
Received support from the Moroccan Film Center
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2022/ Morocco24 min/ Thriller
Original Title
La Silence d’Aïda
SYNOPSIS
A young woman struggles to keep her marriage together as she is torn between her abusive, absent, and unfaithful husband and a mysterious, charming man who she is deeply in love with.
CAST
Manal Belhaj
Abdeslam Bouhcini
Mourad Hmimou

CREW

Screenwriter: Ahmed Messoudi
DOP: José Gérél
Eidor: Julien Fouré

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Production Company(ies)
Caestus Films
Producer(s)

Celio Idrissi, El Mahdi Amsrouy, Taoufik Rais

film festivals
Festival National du Film Tanger, Morocco
Korea International Film Festival, South Korea
Boden International Film Festival, Sweden
Indie Short Fest- Los Angeles International Film Festival, US
Silver Wave Film Festival, Canada
Eastern Nigeria International Film Festival, Nigeria
Alexandria Mediterranean Countries Film Festival, Egypt
Marrakech Short Film Festival, Morocco
film awards
Prix Spécial du Jury, Festival National du Film Tanger
Best Actress, Korea International Film Festival
Best Actress, Boden International Film Festival
Award of Excellence, Indie Short Fest - Los Angeles International Film Festival
Best Thriller, Indie Short Fest - Los Angeles International Film Festival
Best Male Director, Indie Short Fest - Los Angeles International Film Festival
Best Actress, Indie Short Fest - Los Angeles International Film Festival
Best Supporting Actor, Indie Short Fest - Los Angeles International Film Festival
Best Production Design, Indie Short Fest - Los Angeles International Film Festival
Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Indie Short Fest - Los Angeles International Film Festival
Best Original Screenplay (Outstanding Achievement Award), Indie Short Fest - Los Angeles International Film Festival