Horses of God

Horses of God

A Feature film by Nabil Ayouch

Produced by Les Films du Nouveau Monde, Stone Angels

Release in France : 20/02/2013

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Executive producers :

Les Films du Nouveau Monde, Stone Angels

Film exports/foreign sales :

Wild Bunch

Foreign production companies :

YC Aligator Film, Artémis Productions, Ali n' Productions

French distribution :

Stone Angels

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Synopsis

Yachine is 10 years old, he lives with his family in the slum of Sidi Moumen in Casablanca. His mother, Yemma, leads the family as best as she can. His father suffers from depression, one of his brothers is in the army, another is almost autistic and the third, Hamid, 13, is the boss of the local neighbourhood and Yachine’s protector.
When Hamid is sent to jail, Yachine takes up jobs after jobs, though empty, to get free from the doldrums of violence, misery and drugs. Released from prison, Hamid, now an Islamic fundamentalist, persuades Yachine and his pals to join their “brothers”.
The Imam, Abou Zoubeir, their spiritual leader, starts to direct their long-standing physical and mental preparation.
One day, he tells them they have been chosen to become martyrs. The film is inspired by the terrorist attacks of May 16th 2003 in Casablanca.

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Full credits (12)

Executive Producer :

Pierre-Ange Le Pogam

Line Producers :

Frantz Richard, Marie Kervyn, Stéphane Quinet

Foreign producers :

Nabil Ayouch, Éric Van Beuren, Patrick Quinet

Sound recordists :

Zacharie Naciri, Éric Lesachet

Editor :

Damien Keyeux

Music Composer :

Malvina Meinier

Author of original work :

Mahi Binebine

Screenwriter :

Jamal Belmahi

Director of Photography :

Hichame Allaouié

Press Attaché (film) :

François Hassan Guerrar

Production Designers :

Hafid Amly, Hind Ghazali

Costume designer :

Nezha Dakil

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Drama

Production language :

Arabic

Original French-language productions :

No

Nationality :

Majority French (France, Morocco, Belgium)

Production year :

2012

French release :

20/02/2013

Runtime :

1 h 55 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

130.289

Visa issue date :

13/11/2012

Approval :

Yes

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

1.85

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