En Attendant Pasolini (Fi Intidare Pasolini)
On the traces of Pier Paolo Pasolini, who shot in 1966 his movie EDIPO RE in Morocco. In this comedy of nowadays, Thami, a satellite dish salesman and former extra, was befriended with Pasolini during the shooting of Oedipus Rex in Ouarzazate. 40 years later, an Italian crew comes back to Ouarzazate to prepare the shooting of a film about the Bible. Thami is convinced that his friend Pasolini is back in town, thus triggering cinema fever in the whole village.
Festivals and Awards:
Kairo 2007: Award for Best Arab Film
Les Films du Sud