In a housing project south of Algiers, in the mid-1990s. Although Djaber and Yamina are neighbors, they do not know one another. For each of them, meeting the opposite sex is so difficult they have almost stopped believing it to be possible. Over the course of a few days, however, what had previously only been a muffled and distant violence breaks out right in front of them, changing their lives forever.
- Special Jury Mention - Clermont-Ferrand IFF
- Format Court Prize, Jury Prize - FIFF Namur
- First prize - Arab FF, Fameck
- First prize - African FF, Cordoba
- Mention France, Mention Jury Jeunes - Brive FF
- Mehdi Ramdani
- Souhila Mallem
- Meriem Medjkane
- Mohamed Ghouli
- Chawki Amar
- Karim Moussaoui
- Virginie Legeay
- David Chambille
- Julien Chigot
- LES LOUPIOTTES
- TAJ INTAJ
- KARIM MOUSSAOUI
Born in 1976 in Jijel, Algeria, Karim Moussaoui became a film programmer in Algiers. For a number of years he worked as an assistant for directors such as Tariq Teguia and Nadir Moknache. In 2013 he made THE DAYS BEFORE. His debut feature film THE NATURE OF TIME (2017) has been selected to screen at the Cannes Film Festival.
His 2017 film, UNTIL THE BIRDS RETURN, was selected in the Un Certain Regard section at the 70th Cannes IFF.