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Headbang Lullaby

Project information

Talent Wissam Hojeij
Role of participant Composer
Director Hicham Lasri
Producer Thomas Guentch, Rita El Quessar, Michael Clouet
Status finished

Production details

Running time 111 min
Genre Drama
Year of production 2017
Countries of Production France , Morocco
Production Companies
Pan productions
Les films de l'Heure Bleue

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In1986, one day after Morocco wrote football world cup history by scoring a surprising victory over Portugal, government official Daoud is ordered to secure a bridge outside Casablanca that sits between two hostile communities over an empty highway. Here, he is to await the expected but by no means certain visit of King Hassan II. Encounters with government supporters and the families of political prisoners; the mysterious appearance of a foreign woman and a Berber, as well as the story of a football crazy boy all prove to be a bit much for Daoud.

Participation in international festivals / awards

Berlinale 2017 (Panorama Special), Medriterranean Tetouan film Festival, Louxor african film festival, Tangier Morrocan National film festival