ON THE EDGE
Margelle | by OMAR MOULDOUIRA | Short film | 2012 | France - Marocco | 29 min | color
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In Boujaâd, in an ancient Moroccan town where myths and legends are rife, Karim, a seven-years-old only son of modest parents, fights with his childish fears and his urgent desire to be a man.
Director/Screenplay: Omar Mouldouira
Cinematographer: Frank Van Vught
Sand animation: David Myriam
Editor: Emmanuelle Mimran
Composer: Safy Boutella
Cast: Touria Alaoui, Hatim Saddiki, Aziz El Hattab, Oussama Bahouane, Hamza Alkaoui, Ghita Ben Hayoune
Producers: Philippe Avril, Mohamed Nadif
Co-Executive Production companies
Les Films de l’Étranger (France), Awman Productions (Morocco)
Co-Production: Wallpaper Productions.
In association with Unlimited, Citron Bien and Dadson.
With the participation of France Télévisions
Production supports: CNC (France), CCM (Morocco), Alsace Region and Strasbourg urban Community in partnership with CNC.
Broadcastings: France 2, 2M (Morocco), BBC Arabic, TV5 Monde.
• Best Short Film – 4th Festival of Mediterranean banks
• Best Film – 6th Interl Film Festival “Cinemana” (Tanger,)
• Main Prize – 3rd International Film Festival for Childhood ( Chefchaouen, 2014)
• Jury Award – 2nd Maghreb Film Festival (Oujda, 2013)
• Screenplay Award, Critic’s Prize, Cinemag Prize – 14th National Film Festival (Tanger, 2013)
• Audience Award – 35th Short Screens (Brussels, 2014)
• Audience Crush Award – 10th Overview on Maghreb and Middle-East Cinemas (Paris, Seine-Saint-Denis – 2015),
• Jury Prize of African Diaspora – 14th Festival “Lumières d’Afrique” (Besançon, 2014)
• Special Prize of the Jury as “best short film with educational values” – 24th African, Asian and Latin American Film Festival (Milano, 2014)
• Trophy “Come to my Home”, World Cultures Foundation (2014)
• Special Award of the professionnal Jury and Adult Jury Prize – 14th French-speaking Short Film Festival “Un Poing c’est Court” (Vaulx-en-Velin, 2014)
• Special mention of the Jury – 1st Maghreb Cinema Film Festival (Alger, November 2013)