Marrakech International Film Festival 2018

View other Marrakech International Film Festival Films by strand: Cinema For Young Audiences, Competition, Gala Screenings, Moroccan Panorama, Special Screenings, The 11th Continent, Tributes

The Untouchables The Untouchables
The Untouchables and Ant-Man And The Wasp
Alexandria Again And Forever (Country: France, Egypt; Year: 1989; Director: Youssef Chahine; Writer: Youssef Chahine, Yusri Nasrullah; Stars: Youssra, Youssef Chahine, Hussein Fahmy, Hesham Selim, Taheya Cariocca, Huda Sultan, Ragaa Hussein, Seif Abdelrahman, Abla Kamel, Hassan El Adl, Ahmed El Hariri, Menha Batraoui, Tewfik Saleh, Zaky Fateen Abdel Wahab, Mohammed Tawfik)
Third part of a trilogy sees a director become obsessed with an actor.
Ant-Man And The Wasp (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Peyton Reed; Writer: Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers; Stars: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña, Walton Goggins, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, TI, Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Douglas)
As Scott Lang balances being both a superhero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.
Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra (Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatre) (Country: France; Year: 2002; Director: Alain Chabat; Writer: Alain Chabat, based on the comic book by Rene Goscinny and Albert Uderzo; Stars: Gerard Depardieu, Christian Clavier, Jamel Debbouze, Monica Bellucci, Claude Rich, Gerard Darmon, Alain Chabat)
Live action cartoon with Gerard Depardieu and Christian Clavier helping to build a palace in Egypt.
As Long As I Live (Country: India; Year: 2012; Director: Yash Chopra; Writer: Aditya Chopra, Aditya Chopra, Devika Bhagat; Stars: Anupam Kher, Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, Julia St John, Andrew Bicknell, Katy Kartwheel, Atul Sharma, Sarika, Lee Nicholas Harris, Susan Fordham, Vic Waghorn, Neetu Singh, Paul Blackwell)
A bitter bomb disposal expert finds himself unable to fall in love until he is forced to deal with his past.
Brooks, Meadows And Lovely Faces (Country: Egypt; Year: 2016; Director: Yusri Nasrullah; Stars: Ahmed Dawood, Mohamed Farraag, Layla Olwi, Sabreen, Enaam Salousa, Bassem Samra, Menna Shalabi, Mohammad Al Sharnouby, Ahmed Dawood, Mohamed Farraag, Layla Olwi, Sabreen, Enaam Salousa, Bassem Samra, Menna Shalabi)
Comedy about a family of caterers, set against the backdrop of a wedding.
Forrest Gump Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump and Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra
Forrest Gump (Country: US; Year: 1994; Director: Robert Zemeckis; Writer: Eric Roth, based on the novel by Winston Groom; Stars: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field, Mykelti Williamson, Michael Conner Humphreys, Hanna R Hall, Haley Joel Osment)
Tom Hanks is a simple Southern boy who achieves fame and fortune by being himself.
Husband Material (Manmarziyaan) (Country: India; Year: 2018; Director: Anurag Kashyap; Writer: Kanika Dhillon; Stars: Vicky Kaushal, Tapsee Pannu, Abhishek Bachchan, Abdul Quadir Amin, Saurabh Sachdeva, Jasmin Bajwa, Sukhmani Sadana, Zebby Singh, Vikram Kochhar, Ashnoor Kaur, Arun Bali, Neelu Kohli, Priyanka Shah, Gaurav Amlani, Poonam Shah)
A man is madly in love with his wife... but she is commitment phobic.
Korsa (Country: Morocco; Year: 2018; Director: Abdellah Toukouna; Stars: Abdellah Ferkous, Bouchera Ahraich, Khouloud Batioui, Fadilla Ben Moussa, Omar Azzouzi)
Tragi-comic road trip follows a man and his pregnant wife as they take the body of a relative in a hearse from Marrakech to Tetouan.
Lahnech (Year: 2017; Director: Driss Mrini)
Comedy about a man who pretends to be a cop.
The Untouchables (Country: US; Year: 1987; Director: Brian De Palma; Writer: David Mamet; Stars: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Charles Martin Smith, Andy Garcia, Robert De Niro, Richard Bradford, Jack Kehoe, Brad Sullivan, Billy Drago)
How the infamous Chicago gang boss, Al Capone, was brought down.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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