Love in the Medina

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Love in the Medina (Jnah L'Hwa)

Love in the Medina (Jnah L'Hwa)

original title:

JNAH L'HWA

directed by:

cast:

Omar Lotfi, Ouidad Elma, Driss Roukhe, Amal Ayouch, Abdou El Mesnaoui, Zahira Sadik, Nisrin Erradi

screenplay:

Abdelhai Laraki, Violaine Bellet, from the novel "Morceaux de choix: Les amours d'un apprenti boucher" by Mohamed Nedali

cinematography:

editing:

producer:

Caroline Locardi, Zaineb Laraki

production:

A2L Production Films, in collaboration with CCM - SNRT - Warner Chappell Music Italy

country:

Morocco/Italy

year:

2011

film run:

113'

format:

35mm/DCP - colour

aspect ratio:

1.85:1

sound:

Dolby SRD

festivals & awards:

Initiatory journey of a young man, with an unconfessable love for fresh meat and freedom. Coming from a long line of coranic lawyers, Thami braves his father's wrath to embrace the only occupation he cares for: butchery. Handling the meats, he discovers another passion, women, and the taste of love.