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by Alaa Eddine Aljem


Moments before his capture by police, a thief digs a grave to hide a bag of money. Released from prison years later he returns to retrieve the bag, only to find a shrine to an Unknown Saint build directly over his loot, and a brand new village constructed all around it.

international title: The Unknown Saint
original title: Le Miracle du Saint Inconnu
country: Morocco, France, Qatar
sales agent: The Match Factory
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Alaa Eddine Aljem
film run: 100'
release date: CH 5/09/2019, FR 1/01/2020
screenplay: Alaa Eddine Aljem
cast: Younes Bouab, Salah Bensalah, Bouchaib Essamak, Mohamed Naimane, Anas El Baz, Hassan Ben Bdida, Abdelghani Kitab, Ahmed Yarziz
cinematography by: Amine Berrada
film editing: Lilian Corbeille
art director: Kaoutar Haddioui
music: Amine Bouhafa
producer: Francesca Duca, Alexa Rivero
associate producer: Georges Schoucair, Michael Weber
production: Altamar Films, Le Moindre Geste (MA)
distributor: Trigon Film, Condor Distribution

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