Goodbye Mothers

Goodbye Mothers  {Adieu mères}
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Goodbye Mothers
Adieu mères
Morocco, 2007, 110 Minute Running Time
Topics: Drama, Family Friendly, History, Jewish Interest, Middle East
Program: Awards Buzz
Language: French, Arabic English Sub-Titles

Awards: Official Oscar Submission 2008, Best Foreign Language Film

Set in 1960s Morocco as the Jewish population surreptitiously immigrates to Israel in search of a better life. The sawmill owned by Brahim, a Muslim, and Henry, his Jewish business partner, is failing. Henry decides to try his luck in Israel. Before leaving on a clandestine boat, he entrusts his family to Brahim, who soon must prove his true friendship.

DIRECTOR: Mohamed Ismail
Producer: Maria Sqalli Housaini
Editor: Meriem Amrioui
Screenwriter: Mohamed Ismail, Reine Danan
Cinematographer: Ivan Oms Blanco
Principal Cast: Marc Samuel, Rachid El Ouali, Souad Hamidou, Hafida Kassoui, Christian Drillaud
Filmography: Then After (2002), Aouchtam (1996)

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