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Beneath a Mother's Feet

Narrative Short Film
Directed by: Elias Suhail
Duration: 16 minutes
Moroccan Arabic
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Beneath a Mother's Feet
Over a tumultuous thirty-six-hour span, a young Moroccan woman faces the monumental decision to leave her children, pushing against societal constraints. Merging realism with surreal elements, the narrative plunges into her emotional depths. Drawing from the director's own family history, the film highlights the complexities of maternal sacrifice and defiance against patriarchal norms, urging viewers to reflect and identify fragments of their own narratives.
Une jeune mère marocaine, piégée dans une existence banale, affronte ses rêves et ses peurs, la conduisant à la décision angoissante d'abandonner tout ce qu'elle connaît, même ses enfants. Mélangeant cinéma vrai, superstition et allégorie, le film s'inspire de l'histoire familiale du réalisateur, attirant l'attention sur les complexités du sacrifice maternel et du défi aux normes patriarcales, invitant les spectateurs à réfléchir et à identifier des fragments de leurs propres récits.
Content Warnings: Adult Content
Genres: Drama
Perspectives: Women
Studio: Larsa Films
Producers: Arij Al-Soltan
From: United Kingdom, Morocco
Produced In: Morocco
Writers: Elias Suhail
Lead Actors: Nisrine Adam
Supporting Actors: Fatiha ZouineHamid SabekZoubida ZineddineRawan JbiraLayth Giudani
Key Crew: Elias SuhailArij Al-SoltanWill HankeNatalia Gozdzik

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