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Yasmine Benkiran – Queens #SIC37

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A road movie , a run thorugh Morocco of three women, a cry for freedom and self-determination.

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PODCAST | Angelo Acerbi interviews Yasmine Benkiran, director of the film Queens.

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Yasmine Benkiran did the film she would have loved to see as a child. With Queens, she couples female determination with a road movie about a getaway through the Moroccan desert, with a touch of magic too. We talk about this need and other apects of the shooting with her in this interview with Angelo Acerbi.

Queens: Casablanca, Morocco. A trio of women with the police on their tail embarks on a long escape that takes them across the rugged red terrain and flower-filled valleys of the Atlas to finally reach the Atlantic ocean.

  • Reporter
    Angelo Acerbi
  • Guest
    Yasmine Benkiran
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  • Festival section
    Critic's Week
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