Harash
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    Harash

    Directed by

    France

    2009

    25 min

    • Arabic

    Drama

    Welcome to Casablanca, Morocco. Not the nice part of town, tough. Between islamists, crooked cops, high technology flea markets and soccer fans, Assad the drunk emigrant from the Sahara and Lwiyen the cell phone con artist have managed to stay friends since forever.

    But a video Assad finds on a phone he stole from a seemingly harmless rich boy is going to determine wether friendship and morals can survive in this soulless, violent and all-together crazy city...

    Awards

    • Mention Spéciale du Jury, "Attention Talent" FNAC - Clermont-Ferrand SFF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Mourad Zaoui
    Said Bey
    Abderrahmane Oubihem
    Screenplay
    Ismaël El Maoula El Iraki
    David Lucas
    Cinematography
    Benjamin Rufi
    Editing
    Samuel Langevin
    Music
    Don Bigg
    Production
    LA FEMIS
    Ismaël El Iraki

    Ismaël El Iraki

    Morocco

    Ismaël El Iraki was born in Morroco in 1983 and lives in France since 2001. After studying Philosophy at the Sorbonne, he joigned the Directing department of prestigious french cinema school La Femis in 2004. His film efforts are all set in Morroco and linked to the Nayda artistic movement in Casablanca. El Iraki's two latest shorts were both noted successes: CARCASSE (2007) won the Short Film Corner prize at the Festival de Cannes, and HARASH (2009) won a Special Mention of the Jury and the Attention Talent directing award at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival. El Iraki is developping two feature length projects including the moroccan rock n' roll romance ZANKA CONTACT which is in the Doha Film Institute's 2017 Qumra selection of feature projects.

    Selected Filmography