Behind the Palm Trees

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Selected at the Atlas Workshops of the Marrakech Film Festival 2022
Won the MAD Solutions’ Distribution Award at the second edition of the Red Sea International Film Festival and the Oticons Music Consulting Award
Benm’Barek’s debut feature SOFIA (2018) won the Best Screenplay Award at Cannes’ Un Certain Regard
The director’s short JENNAH was eligible for the Oscars in 2015 through its selection at the Atlanta Film Festival
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Morocco/ Thriller
Original Title
ما وراء النخيل
A love triangle between a Moroccan couple and a young French woman caught up in the social life of the expatriate community gradually develops into an intimate thriller.
Production Company(ies)
Les Films du Veyrier, Agora Films, Novak Prod

Jean Bréhat, Souad Lamriki, Olivier Dubois