Desert Fishes

Desert Fishes (2015)
Court Fiction - 15' - En développement

Written and directed by Alaa Eddine Aljem

A family lives in the heart of the Moroccan desert, where the son dreams about leaving for the seaside and becoming a fisherman. The father, a gravedigger, wants his son to take care of his dying mother. The mother wants her family to be together and be happy. This is the portrait of a family struggling between their own desires and the reality of their situations.


Directed by Alaa Eddine Aljem
Producer Aurélien Bodinaux
Production Neon Rouge
Coproduction Come and See (Fr) 
Coproduction Le Moindre Geste (Morocco)




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