Mariam TOUZANI - Morocco


In the Medina of Casablanca, Abla, mother of an 8-year-old girl, runs a Moroccan pastry shop. When Samia, a young pregnant woman knocks on her door, Abla is far from imagining that her life will change forever. A chance encounter of fate, two women on the run, and a path to the essential.

Film details

Gender : Fiction
Duration : 98 min
Year of production : 2019
Country : Morocco
Casting : Loubna Azabal - Nisrine Erradi - Douae Belkhaouda - Aziz Hattab - Hasna Tamtaoui
Screenwriter : Maryam Touzani
Cinematography : Virginie Surdej
Editor : Julie Naas
Director : Mariam TOUZANI
Production company : Ali n’productions - Les Films du Nouveau Monde - Artémis Productions


Actress, writer and director. She has directed two short films and a documentary. She co-wrote the scripts for Much Loved and Razzia with Nabil Ayouch. In 2019, her first feature film, ADAM was selected for Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival..