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Amal

A Short film by Ali Benkirane

Produced by Divine Productions

Production year : 2004

    Synopsis

    Amal is a 12-year-old girl who lives in the Moroccan countryside. Each day she gets up at dawn and walks with her brother to the village school situated several miles from their farm. A serious and dedicated pupil, Amal dreams of becoming a doctor - until the day her parents decide she will no longer be attending school.

    Actors (2)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Divine Productions

    Foreign production company :

    Agora-Films

    Full credits (8)

    Executive Producer :

    Pablo Mehler

    Foreign producers :

    Souad Lamriki, Bénédicte Bellocq

    Sound Recordist :

    Guillaume Le Braz

    Production Designer :

    Laurent Allaire

    Screenwriter :

    Ali Benkirane

    Director of Photography :

    Georges Diane

    Editor :

    Thomas Courcelle

    Costume designer :

    Emma Bellocq

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Portrait

    Themes :

    Fate, Childhood

    Production language :

    Arabic

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Morocco

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Morocco)

    Production year :

    2004

    Runtime :

    16 min 59 seconds

    Visa number :

    110.127

    Visa issue date :

    03/11/2004

    Production formats :

    Super 16

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director

    News

    Festival Selections (23)

    Flickerfest - 2006

    Flickerfest (Australia, 2006)

    Selection (2)



    Aix-en-Provence Tous Courts Short Film Festival - 2005

    Aix-en-Provence Tous Courts Short Film Festival (France, 2005)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Cork Film Festival (Corona) - 2005

    Cork Film Festival (Corona) (Ireland, 2005)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Montreal World Film Festival - 2005

    Montreal World Film Festival (Canada, 2005)

    Selection

    Perspectives on World Cinema

    Locarno International Film Festival - 2005

    Locarno International Film Festival (Switzerland, 2005)

    Selection

    International Competition: Leopards of Tomorrow

    Toronto Worldwide Short Film Festival - 2005

    Toronto Worldwide Short Film Festival (Canada, 2005)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Brussels Short Film Festival - 2005

    Brussels Short Film Festival (Belgium, 2005)

    Selection (2)

    International Competition


    San Francisco International Film Festival - 2005

    San Francisco International Film Festival (United States, 2005)

    Selection

    Golden Gate Award International Competition

    Awards (6)

    Delegations