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by Hicham Lasri


Casablanca, July 1999. With longtime monarch Hassan II on his deathbed, there is an air of uncertainty weighing on Morocco - and especially on one marginalized young man, M'key. M'key finds a surrogate father figure in "pit bull" police commissioner Daoud and finds love with the enchanting Rita, but Rita is kept under close watch by her gangster brothers.

international title: The End
original title: Al Nihaya
country: Morocco
sales agent: Insomnia World Sales
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Hicham Lasri
film run: 110'
screenplay: Hicham Lasri
cast: Adil Abatourab, Malek Akhmiss, Hassan Ben Badida, Salah Bensalah, Salma Ed-Dlimi, Haitham Elidrissi, Sam Kanater
cinematography by: Maxime Alexandre
film editing: Julien Foure
art director: Delphine De Casanove
costumes designer: Myriam Laraki
producer: Lamia Chraibi
production: La Prod