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Urgent

Directed by Mohcine Besri

Fiction | 2018 | 85 min

With Rachid Mustapha, Fatima Zahra Benacer, Youssef Alaoui, Saïd Bey, Ghalia Ben Zaouia, Ayoub Layoussifi, Younes Bouab

Produced by Louise Productions (Elisa Garbar) and La Prod (Lamia Chraibi)

International Sales : Orange Studios


Synopsis

Driss and Zahra leave their fisherman's village to take their six-year-old son, Ayoub, to the emergency room of the Casablanca's public hospital. There they meet Driss' brother, Houcine, with whom they have been in conflict for years. The doctor diagnoses a brain problem requiring immediate action. This is the starting point of a painful journey exhausting each one. Are they ready to do everything to save Ayoub’s life?

Press
Press

“It’s funny, cynical and shocking”, ScreenDaily

Festivals

Busan International Film Festival - Flash Forward

Festival International du Film de Marrakech

Credits

A film by : Mohcine Besri

Written by : Mohcine Besri & Cécile Vargaftig    

Produced by : Louise Productions (Suisse) & La Prod (Maroc)

Coproducers : 

Louise Productions Lausanne : Elisa Garbar

La Prod (Maroc) : Lamia Chraibi, Michel Merkt                     

Director of Photography : Denis Jutzeler

Art director : Armelle Demange

Costume designer : Assia Ismaili

Make-up artist : Zhor Bennami

Editor : Naïma Bachiri

Sound engineer : Marianne Roussy

Co-produced by : RTS Radio Télévision Suisse et SRG SSR

With the support of : Office Fédéral de la Culture / Cinéforom / Loterie Romande / Fonds Culturel Suissimage / Centre Cinématographique Marocain / Dubai Film Market / Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

International Sales : Orange Studio

Screenings