Autumn Landscapes

  • Paysages d'automne 
Genre : Thriller
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2019
Format : Feature
Running time : 103 (in minutes)

The film relates the daily life of Horia, a young journalist imprisoned by Salima Abada, who investigates the murders of high school girls involved in a prostitution ring and the living conditions of sub-Saharan migrants.

The journalist travels daily around the city to question her contacts who also happen to be indicators of her childhood friend Mustapha, camped by Khaled Benaïssa, who has become a police inspector in the town of Mostaganem where this thriller takes place.

A film by Merzak ALLOUACHE

Algeria, 2019, Fiction, 1h43, thriller

starring Salima Abada, Nour el Houda Lebgaa and Khaled Benaïssa

Original Title (Arabic): "Manader el-kharif"
French Title: "Paysages d'automne"
English Title: "Autumn landscapes"
Type: Drama, Fiction
Genre: Thriller
Duration: 103 minutes
Year of production : 2019

Director: Merzak Allouache
Screenwriters: Merzak Allouache, Bahia Allouache

Salima Abada......... Horia
Khaled Benaïssa...... Mustapha

Baya Films
Les. Asphofilms.

with the support of Algerian Ministry of Culture

- Vues d'Afrique 2021 (Montréal, Québec, Canada) /// Official Selection
- Festival Noisy-le-sec 2020 (Noisy-le-sec, Paris area, France) /// Official Selection
- Mostra de València, Spain / Best Script Award, APunt Media Award
- 10th Festival du Film Engagé d'Alger - Algiers International Film Festival (Fica) /// World Premiere /// Audience Award (ex aequo) ///


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  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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