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Ali Zaoua

Ali Zaoua

A Feature film by Nabil Ayouch

Produced by Playtime Production

Release in France : 21/03/2001

    Synopsis

    Ali, Kouka, Omar and Boubker, 12 years old, are street kids in Casablanca. The streets are their home and the people that live in them, their family. With nowhere to go and nowhere to hide, survival is an everyday problem and friendship is their irreplacable bond. Until one day, Ali is killed, his lige cut short by an act of vengeance from a rival gang. His friends could either abandon him dead but they decide to give him to burielnhe deserves-like a king. This fable is about quests, transgression, death and accomplishment. It’s a film about life.

    Actors (5)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Playtime Production

    Foreign production companies :

    2M Télévision, Alexis Films, Ali n' Productions

    French distribution :

    Océan Films Distribution

    Co-production :

    TF1 Studio (ex-TF1 International)

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    TF1 Studio (ex-TF1 International)

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    International releases (19)

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    Photos (6)

    Full credits (8)

    Executive Producers :

    Étienne Comar, Jean Cottin, Antoine Voituriez

    Director of Photography :

    Vincent Mathias

    Press Attachés (film) :

    André-Paul Ricci, Tony Arnaux

    Costume designer :

    Nezha Dakil

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    Arabic

    Coproducer countries :

    Morocco, Belgium, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Yes

    Nationality :

    Majority French (Morocco, Belgium, France)

    Production year :

    2000

    French release :

    21/03/2001

    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    96.299

    Visa issue date :

    21/12/2000

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections (12)

    Sydney - Film Festival - 2001

    Sydney - Film Festival (Australia, 2001)

    Selection

    World Cinema

    Mar Del Plata International Film Festival - 2001

    Mar Del Plata International Film Festival (Argentina, 2001)

    Selection

    Official Selection - Out of Competition

    TIFF - 2000

    TIFF (Canada, 2000)

    Selection

    Planet Africa

    Montreal World Film Festival - 2000

    Montreal World Film Festival (Canada, 2000)

    Selection

    Compétition internationale

    Cannes Film Market - 2000

    Cannes Film Market (France, 2000)

    Selection

    Selection

    Awards

    Montreal World Film Festival - 2000

    Montreal World Film Festival (Canada, 2000)

    Awards

    Ecumenical Jury Award

    Delegations (2)