Returning from Paris to her father’s deathbed in Fez, Nadia, an urban and punky young woman, is suddenly drawn to her Moroccan heritage. When her father dies, Nadia decides to stay and turn his house into a refuge for women.

Farida Benlyazid shows the appeal of a mystical form of Islam as well as the dark sides of Moroccan society for women.

Category

Fiction

Year of Production

1989

Country

Marocco

Duration

107′

Language

Arab+F/e

Show Times
  • Saturday 28/11/2020 – 11:00 am

  • Sunday 29/11/2020 – 5:30 pm

Directed by
Farida Benlyazid

Born in Tangier in 1948, Farida Benlyazid is one of the pioneers of Moroccan filmmaking. «Une porte sur le ciel» was her directing debut.

Screenplay: Farida Benlyazid

Cinematography: Georges Barski

Music: Anouar Brahem

Editing: Moufida Tlatti

Cast:
Zakia Tahiri
Chaabia Laadraoui
Eva Saint-Paul