Marrakech International Film Festival 2018

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Rojo Rojo
Rojo and The Chambermaid
Akasha (Country: Sudan, South Africa, Qatar, Germany; Year: 2018; Director: hajooj kuka; Writer: hajooj kuka; Stars: Ekram Marcus, Kamal Ramadan, Ganja Chakado)
A revolutionary soldier on the run hatches a plot to retrieve his beloved gun.
All Good (Alles Ist Gut) (Country: Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Eva Trobisch; Writer: Eva Trobisch; Stars: Aenne Schwarz, Andreas Döhler, Hans Löw, Tilo Nest, Lina Wendel, Lisa Hagmeister, Dagny Dewath, Thomas Gräßle, Annika Blendl, Doris Buchrucker, Hildegard Faust-Albrecht, Vera Flück, Marc-Philipp Kochendörfer, Valentina Kühnel, Hermann Linnenbrink)
A woman keeps silent after a rape.
The Chambermaid (La Camarista) (Country: Mexico, US; Year: 2018; Director: Lila Avilés; Writer: Lila Avilés, Juan Carlos Marquéz; Stars: Gabriela Cartol, Teresa Sánchez, Gabriela Cartol, Teresa Sánchez)
Character study of a maid in a Mexican hotel.
Diane (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Kent Jones; Writer: Kent Jones; Stars: Jake Lacy, Mary Kay Place, Phyllis Somerville, Kerry Flanagan, Ray Iannicelli, Jennifer Delora, Joe James, Crystal Tweed, Ann Osmond, Ann Lucente, David Tuttle, Patrick Husted, Lorenzo Beronilla, Dierdre Friel, Jenny Kirlin)
Diane is a devoted friend and caretaker, particularly to her drug-addicted son. But as those around her begin to drift away in the last quarter of her life, she is left to reckon with past choices.
The Giraffe (La ahdun hunak) (Country: Egypt; Year: 2018; Director: Ahmed Magdy; Stars: Amr Hosny, Shaza Moharam, Haidy Koussa, Salma Hassan, Rasha Magdy)
A man finds himself involved with an eccentric group of young people lead by an enigmatic girl who is trying to uncover the mystery behind the Giraffe hidden at the zoo.
All Good All Good
All Good and Look At Me
The Good Girls (Las Ninas Bien) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2018; Director: Alejandra Márquez Abella; Writer: Alejandra Márquez Abella; Stars: Ilse Salas, Flavio Medina, Cassandra Ciangherotti, Paulina Gaitan, Johanna Murillo, Jimena Guerra, Ana José Aldrete, Pablo Chemor, Claudia Lobo, Diego Jáuregui, Daniel Haddad, Rebecca de Alba, Nicolas Andreu, Alfonso Borbolla, Alejandro Caballero)
Mexico City 1982. Affluent and arrogant, queen bee Sofia rules over the city’s social elite–until the family business falls victim to the national economic crisis... but how far will she go to retain her status.
Irina (Country: Bulgaria; Year: 2018; Director: Nadejda Koseva; Writer: Nadejda Koseva, Svetoslav Ovtcharov, Bojan Vuletic; Stars: Martina Apostolova, Hristo Ushev, Irini Jambonas, Kasiel Noah Asher, Alexander Kossev, Krassimir Dokov, Ivan Savov, Martina Apostolova, Hristo Ushev, Irini Jambonas, Kasiel Noah Asher, Alexander Kossev, Krassimir Dokov, Ivan Savov)
A woman whose family are on the breadline becomes a surrogate mother to make ends meet.
Joy (Country: Austria; Year: 2018; Director: Sudabeh Mortezai; Stars: Joy Alphonsus, Mariam Precious Sanusi, Angela Ekeleme)
Drama about a woman caught up in the world of sex trafficking.
The Load (Teret) (Country: Serbia, France, Croatia, Iran, Qatar; Year: 2018; Director: Ognjen Glavonic; Writer: Ognjen Glavonic; Stars: Leon Lucev, Pavle Cemerikic, Tamara Krcunovic, Ivan Lucev, Igor Bencina, Kosta Bekric, Novak Bilbija, Tadija Calukovic, Branislav Ciric, Radoje Cupic, Mateja Dimitrijevic, Olga Dimitrijevic, Sara Dinic, Milos Gasevic, Marko Grba Singh)
A truck driver is tasked with transporting mysterious cargo across a scorched landscape from Kosovo to Belgrade during the 1999 NATO bombing of Yugoslavia.
Look At Me (Fi 'Ainaya) (Country: Tunisia, France, Qatar; Year: 2018; Director: Néjib Belkadhi; Writer: Néjib Belkadhi; Stars: Nidhal Saadi, Sawssen Maalej, Nidhal Saadi, Sawssen Maalej)
Lotfi, 40, is forced to come back to Tunisia when his ex-wife is unexpectedly hospitalised. He is now in charge of his autistic son Amr, nine, who ignores the dad he has never known.
The Load The Load
The Load and Urgent
Red Snow (Akai yuki) (Country: Japan; Year: 2018; Director: Sayaka Kai; Stars: Masotoshi Nagase, Nahana, Arata Lura, Yui Nastukawa, Koichi Sato)
When a boy disappears, his older brother suppresses the memory of what happened.
Rojo (Country: Argentina; Year: 2018; Director: Benjamín Naishtat; Writer: Benjamín Naishtat; Stars: Alfredo Castro, Darío Grandinetti, Andrea Frigerio)
Violence is sparked on the eve of Argentina's dictatorship.
Urgent (Une urgence ordinaire, Tafaha al-kail) (Country: Morocco, Switzerland; Year: 2018; Director: Mohcine Besri; Writer: Mohcine Besri, Cécile Vargaftig; Stars: Rachid Mustapha, Fatima Zahra Benacer, Youssef Alaoui, Saïd Bey, Ghalia Ben)
Drama tracks a group of strangers who come together at an overworked Casablanca hospital.
Vanishing Days (Màn yóu) (Country: China; Year: 2018; Director: Zhu Xin; Writer: Dai Ying, Zhu Xin; Stars: Jlang Li, Huang Jing as, Qiu Xiaqiu, Chen Yan, Li Xiaoxing, Lu Jiahe)
Reality and memory become tangled together in this tale of two families.

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