Pluie de sueur (Sweet Rain) - عرق الشتا

Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2016
Format : Feature

M'Barek struggles not to lose his land; his raison d'être. Ida, his wife, and the cornerstone of the family, struggles to carry her husband's burden in silence. Ayoub grazes his father's sheep and talks to the fairies. And his grandfather incessantly calls out his wife's name: Rahma.

Mbarek is a farmer who ekes out a living on a small plot of land in a rural Moroccan village. He lives there with his pregnant wife Ayda, his sick father and his teen-aged son Ayoub who has Down's Syndrome. This small piece of land is the family's sole source of income, and the family is devastated when the village is hit by a severe drought. Mbarek begins to dig a well in the desperate hope of finding a new source of water, when an official letter arrives threatening the confiscation of his land.

A film by Hakim Belabbes

Morocco | 2016 | fiction | 2h06min | Drama / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / Colour

Stars: Hamid Belabbes, Fatima Zahra Bennacer (Fatim Zahra Bennasser), Amine Ennaji

Genre: Drama
Rating: 12+
Contains: Adult References

Produced by Nabil Ayouch

Director: Hakim Belabbes
Writers: Hakim Belabbes, Souad Mellouk (script contributor)
Cinematography by Amine Messadi
Sound: Issam Khayat, Aissam Khayate, Said Radi
Film Editing by Hakim Belabbes
Music by Zuhair Amir Ali, Hassan Sayed
Production Design by Jalal Abdelghani
Costume Design by Siham Essakhiri
First assistant director: Hamza Boumalki
Key second assistant director: Jaafar Ameur
Visual effects artist: Peter Cohen
Color correction: Peter Cohen

CAST
Hamid Belabbes
Fatima Zahra Bennacer (Fatim Zahra Bennasser / aka Fatima Ezzahra Bennasser)
Amine Ennaji
Ayoub Khalfaoui
Hamid Najah

Production : Ali n' Productions


2017 | 33è Festival international de cinéma Vues d'Afrique 2017
| MONTREAL, Canada | 14-23 Avril 2017
* Selection Afrique Connexion
* Best feature Award (section "Afrique Connexion")
* Screening: Vendredi 21 Avr. 2017 20:45 CINÉMATHÈQUE - Salle Fernand-Seguin 126min
* Screening: Samedi 22 Avr. 2017 10:00 CINÉMATHÈQUE- Salle de projection principale 126min
http://festival.vuesdafrique.com/fr/film/778/pluie-de-sueur

2017 | 6th Festival du Film Maghrébin de Oujda, Morocco
* Grand prize
* Best Director Award

2017 | 18th Festival National du Film (FNF 2017), Tanger (Morocco) | 03-11 March 2017
* Grand Prize
* Première : 7 March 2017

2017 | Dubai International Film Festival - Films 2016 - (SWEAT RAIN)
* Première Mondiale / World Premiere
* Programme: Muhr Feature
https://dubaifilmfest.com/en/films/43863/sweat_rain.html

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يتعارك مبارك حتى لا يفقد قطعة أرضه، معنى حياته. تحمل عيدا -زوجته، وحصن العائلة- همّ زوجها في صمت. أيوب يرعى غنم أبيه، ويحاور الحوريات. وجدّه لا يتوقف عن لفظ اسم زوجته؛ رحمة

المغرب / 2016 / حوار بـالعربية مع ترجمة إلى الإنجليزية / ملوّن / 126 دقيقة

الفئة: دراما
البرنامج: المهر الطويل
العرض: العرض الأول في العالم
التصنيف: 12+
يحتوي على: إشارات خاصة بالبالغين


إخراج : حكيم بلعباس
إنتاج : نبيل عيوش
سيناريو : حكيم بلعباس
تصوير : أمين مسعدي
مونتاج : حكيم بلعباس
موسيقى : حسن سيد, زهير أمير علي
تمثيل : أيوب خلفاوي, فاطمة الزهراء بالناصر, أمين الناجي

2017 | DIFF, Dubai
https://dubaifilmfest.com/ar/films/43863/sweat_rain.html

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