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by Djamila Sahraoui


In an Algerian coastal village in the 1990s, the fun-loving Amel works as an emergency doctor in a hospital. One day Amel's husband Mourad disappears. Togther with Khadidja, a nurse at the hospital where Amel works, they search for Mourad and their search leads them to an underground Islamist group.

international title: Barakat!
original title: Barakat!
country: France, Algeria, Tunisia
sales agent: Wide Management
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Djamila Sahraoui
film run: 90'
release date: FR 13/09/2006
screenplay: Djamila Sahraoui, Cécile Vargaftig
cast: Rachida Brakni, Fettouma Bouamari, Zahir Bouzrar, Malika Belbey, Amine Kedam, Abdelbacet Benkhalifa, Abdelkrim Beriber, Ahmed Benaissa
cinematography by: Katell Dijan
film editing: Catherine Gouze
art director: Ramdane Kacer
costumes designer: Fatiha Soufi
music: Alla
producer: Richard Copans, Lotfi Bouchouchi, Dora Bouchoucha
production: Les Films d'Ici, ARTE France Cinéma, ENTV Algérie (DZ), BL Prod (DZ), Nomadis Images (TN)
distributor: Pierre Grise Distribution

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