Chouf

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Chouf

Directed by Karim Dridi

  • France 2016; 108 min
  • Original version: French
  • Genre: Drama

  • Cannes IFF - Special Screenings

Synopsis

Chouf: It means “look” in Arabic, but it is also the name of the watchmen in the drug cartels of Marseille. Sofiane is 20. A brilliant student, he comes back to spend his holiday in the Marseille ghetto where he was born. His brother, a dealer, gets shot before his eyes. Sofiane gives up on his studies and gets involved in the drug network, ready to avenge him. He quickly rises to the top and becomes the boss’s right hand. Trapped by the system, Sofiane is dragged into a spiral of violence…

Production

  • TESSALIT PRODUCTIONS

     

  • MIRAK FILM

     

  • FRANCE 3 CINEMA

     

International Sales

  • DOC & FILM INTERNATIONAL