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<i>Cracks</i>. 2010. Morocco. Directed by Hicham Ayouch
  • Cracks

    2010. Morocco. Hicham Ayouch. 75 min.

Thursday, November 18, 2010, 4:30 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • Cracks

    2010. Morocco. Written and directed by Hicham Ayouch. With Abdelsellem Bounouacha, Marcela Moura, Noureddine Denoul. The destinies of three lost souls searching for love and deliverance intertwine in the moonstruck maze of Tangiers. Noureddine, an alcoholic architect, picks up his best friend Adel on the day of his release from prison. Soon Marcela, a passionate, capricious, and semi-suicidal Brazilian painter who is stranded in the city, comes into their lives and wreaks havoc. Emotionally charged, alcohol-fueled, and raucous, Cracks astonished critics and audiences in Morocco with its style and approach, earning several awards at the national festival in Tangiers. In Arabic, French; English subtitles. 75 min.