They Are the Dogs

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They Are the Dogs (C'est eux les chiens)

Directed by Hicham Lasri

  • Morocco 2013; 85 min
  • Original version: French
  • Genre: Drama
    • Muhr Arab Feature Special Jury Prize, Best Actor Award - Dubai IFF
    • FIPRESCI Prize - Kerala IFF


THEY ARE THE DOGS follows members of a television crew as they stumble across the story of an old man – Majhoul. His tragic tale dates back to 1981 during upheavals in Morocco, where he was arrested. Released 30 years later in 2011, he is now trying to come to terms with a new reality. The TV crew decides to report his journey as he sets off on a quest to find his family and his place in this new world.