Ali Zaoua

Director: Nabil Ayouch
Country: Morocco/Tunisia
Year: 2000
Running Time: 90 min.
Language: Arabic and French


Ali and his friends, Kwita, Omar, and Boubker are Morrocan street children of Casablanca who live sniffing glue and in fear of Dibs and his gang. When Ali is killed by a recklessly thrown rock, his friends are suddenly left without their anchor. Through a tapestry woven in concrete, glass shards and a brothel, they help their fallen friend find his way to the sea.