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Ismaël Ferroukhi gira Mica

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- Il regista, premio per la miglior opera prima a Venezia nel 2004, sta lavorando al suo terzo lungometraggio, coprodotto da Elzévir

Ismaël Ferroukhi gira Mica
Il regista Ismaël Ferroukhi

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After an initial shooting session that took place from 26 January-14 February, principal photography for Mica by Ismaël Ferroukhi will pick up again in Casablanca from 26 March-14 April. Mica is the third feature by the director, who rose to fame with The Great Journey (Lion of the Future for Best Debut Feature at the Venice Film Festival in 2004) and subsequently secured a special screening in the Official Selection at Cannes with Free Men [+leggi anche:
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in 2011. The cast of his new opus includes Sabrina Ouazani (nominated for the César Award for Most Promising Actress in 2005 for Games of Love and Chance [+leggi anche:
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, also popular in titles such as The Past [+leggi anche:
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May Allah Bless France [+leggi anche:
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 and Close Enemies [+leggi anche:
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, and set to grace screens from 27 February onwards in New Biz in the Hood! [+leggi anche:
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), young actor Zakaria Inan and Azelarab Khagat.

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The story, written by Ismaël Ferroukhi and Fadette Drouard (nominated for the César Award for Best Adaptation in 2018 for Step by Step [+leggi anche:
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), revolves around Mica, a kid from the slums who finds himself catapulted into a job as a handyman at a Casablanca tennis club frequented by the Moroccan elite. Willing to do anything to change his fate, he gets himself noticed by Sophia, a former champion who takes him under her wing…

Produced by Lamia Chraibi for Moroccan outfit La Prod, Mica is being co-produced by Paris-based firm Elzévir Films and has secured backing from the CCM (Moroccan Centre for Cinematography) and the AFAC (Arab Fund for Arts and Culture).

As a reminder, Elzévir Films has nearly 25 features under its belt, including the recent titles Party Girl [+leggi anche:
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 (winner of the Caméra d'Or at Cannes in 2014), The Party’s Over [+leggi anche:
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 by Marie Garel-Weiss (Golden Olive Tree for Best Film and Cineuropa Prize at Lecce last year) and Meltem [+leggi anche:
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by Basile Doganis (see the article – due to be released in France on 13 March, courtesy of Jour2Fête).

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