Programme

MICA

Ismaël Ferroukhi

Morocco, France, 2020 / 103 min / French & Arabic OV with French subt. / Comedy, Drama

Carte Blanche Orange

A little boy from a slum wants to change his life through tennis.

Mica, a boy from the slums of Meknes, is hired as handyman at a swanky tennis club frequented by Casablanca’s high society. Ready to do everything in his power to change his fate, he is he noticed by Sophia, a former tennis champion, who takes him under her wing.

 

Screenings
Thu 11/03 19:30 Ciné Utopia Arabic & FR OV with FR subt. Public https://luxfilmfestfilms.megatix.be/en/HO00003345
Fri 12/03 10:00 Online Arabic & FR OV with FR subt. Public https://online.luxfilmfest.lu/film/mica/
Cast & Credits
Cast 
Zakaria Inane, Sabrina Ouazani, Azelarab Kaghat
Screenplay 
Ismaël Ferroukhi, Fadette Drouard
Cinematographer 
Eva Sehet
Sound 
Timoumes Mohamed
Set 
Samir Issoum
Music 
Hang Massive
Production 
La Prod, Elzévir Films, Orange Studio, Moon A Deal Films
Distribution 
Orange Studio Distribution
Biography

Ismaël Ferroukhi is a French-Moroccan director born in 1962. He made a name for himself by directing his first short film in 1992, L'Exposé, which won two awards (Kodak and SACD Award for the Best Short Film) at the Cannes Film Festival. His first feature film, The Grand Journey, won the Lion of the Future Award for the Best First Feature at the Venice Film Festival in 2004. Free Men was screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 2011. Mica (2020) is his fourth feature film.

Filmography
  • 2020 – Mica
  • 2011 – Les Hommes libres
  • 2007 – La paire de chaussures (short)
  • 2004 – Le Grand voyage
  • 2000 – Petit Ben
  • 1996 – L’inconnu
  • 1993 – L’exposé (short)