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(خمسة وخمسين 55)


Drama, Historical and Coming-of-age | Running Time: 114 minutes

2023 / Arabic and French

Country: Morocco

Directed by: Abdelhai Laraki

MENA Premiere


Political Theme



Mon 04 Dec | 6:25 PM - 8:24 PM
VOX Cinema 2 Red Sea Mall
Price: 40 SAR
Tue 05 Dec | 3:55 PM - 5:54 PM
VOX Cinema 3 Red Sea Mall
Price: 40 SAR

Caroline Locardi

Oumaïma Barid, Mohammed Atef, Ayman Driwi, Mounia Lamkimel, Mohamed Naïman, Majida Benkirane, Nabil Atif, Lalla Hachoum, Tarik Bakhari, Chaïbia Adraoui

Abdelhai Laraki

In the summer of 1955 – a few months before Morocco will achieve independence - 11-year-old Kamal is living in the Medina of Fez. Together with Aïcha and her fellow students from Qaraouiyine University, he discovers and joins in the fight for freedom. It is thus Kamal’s coming-of-age story, but also a vivid, passionate account of the rebirth of a nation, with its own culture and fierce dignity. Laraki was inspired by the memories of Moroccan resistance fighters who were part of the painful but essential struggle against colonialism, describing extraordinary acts of patriotism, the fight for women’s rights and the quest for freedom. At the same time, he describes his personal search for emancipation from the weight of his own past.