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The Rif Lover

By Narjiss Nejjar

Country: Morocco, Belgium, France

Language: French

Original title: The Rif Lover

Director: Narjiss Nejjar

Casting: Omar Lofti, Nadia Kounda, Nadia Niazi, Siham Assif, Mourade Kounda, Ouidad Elma

Production year: 2011

Runtime: 01h30

Production company: JBILA Méditerranée Productions, Tarantula, Urban Factory

Aya only dreams of finding love like her favorite opera character Carmen. But the person who steals her heart is a powerful hashish trafficker known as The Baron. After buying her virginity from her brothers, he soon reveals himself to be an illusory prince charming.

FIFF Namur – Belgique, 2011

Marrakech IFF – Maroc, 2011

Dubai IFF – EAU, 2011

Palm Springs FF – USA, 2012

Moroccan National FF, Tanger – Maroc, 2012 – Prix de la Meilleure Actrice à Nadia Niazi

Aubagne IFF – France, 2012 – Meilleur scénario et Prix Spécial du Jury de la Meilleure Actrice: Ouidad Elma

Cinéfranco – Canada, 2012

Festival International de Cinéma Vues d’Afrique in Montréal – Canada, 2012 – Mention Spéciale