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by Mohcine Besri


Driss and Zahra leave their fisherman's village to take their six-year-old son, Ayoub, to the emergency room of the Casablanca's public hospital. There they meet Driss' brother, Houcine, with whom they have been in conflict for years. The doctor diagnoses a brain problem requiring immediate action. This is the starting point of a painful journey exhausting each one. Are they ready to do everything to save Ayoub’s life?

international title: Urgent
original title: Une urgence ordinaire
country: Switzerland, Morocco
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Mohcine Besri
film run: 85'
screenplay: Mohcine Besri, Cécile Vargaftig
cast: Rachid Mustapha, Fatima Zahra Banacer, Youssef Alaoui, Said Bey, Ghalia Ben Zaouia, Ayoub Layoussifi, Younes Bouab, Noury Hakim, Zakaria Atifi
cinematography by: Denis Jutzeler
film editing: Naïma Bachiri
costumes designer: Armelle Demange
music: Walead Ben Selim
producer: Elisabeth Garbar, Lamia Chraibi
production: Louise Productions Sàrl, RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse, La prod (MA)
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