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Sofia

Sofia

SOFIA
2018Films Drama1 h 26 mins
In Morocco, sex outside marriage is punishable by up to 12 months in prison. But when unmarried Sofia gives birth, her family’s biggest fear is not her going to jail, it’s preserving their honour
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Sofia

Sofia
Sofia

Sofia

SOFIA
2018Films Drama1 h 26 mins
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Sofia
Sofia
Details
Sofia, 20, lives with her parents in Casablanca. Suffering from pregnancy denial, she finds herself breaking the law by giving birth to a baby out of wedlock. The hospital gives her 24 hours to provide them with the identification papers belonging to the father of the child before informing the authorities. Her family’s biggest fear is not her going to jail, it’s preserving their honour.
Director
Meryem Benm’barek
Country
France
Belgium
Qatar
Language
French
Arabic

Details
Sofia, 20, lives with her parents in Casablanca. Suffering from pregnancy denial, she finds herself breaking the law by giving birth to a baby out of wedlock. The hospital gives her 24 hours to provide them with the identification papers belonging to the father of the child before informing the authorities. Her family’s biggest fear is not her going to jail, it’s preserving their honour.
Director
Meryem Benm’barek
Country
France
Belgium
Qatar
Language
French
Arabic

Accolades
Sofia
Un Certain Regard – Screenplay Prize
Cannes Film Festival, 2018
Sofia
Sofia
Golden Camera Nominee
Cannes Film Festival, 2018
Sofia
Sofia
Un Certain Regard Nominee
Cannes Film Festival, 2018
Sofia
Sofia
Un Certain Regard – Screenplay Prize
Cannes Film Festival, 2018
Sofia
Sofia
Golden Camera Nominee
Cannes Film Festival, 2018
Sofia
Sofia
Un Certain Regard Nominee
Cannes Film Festival, 2018
Sofia
Sofia
Un Certain Regard – Screenplay Prize
Cannes Film Festival, 2018
Sofia
Sofia
Golden Camera Nominee
Cannes Film Festival, 2018
Sofia
Sofia
Un Certain Regard Nominee
Cannes Film Festival, 2018
Sofia

Critics
...'...lean, nuanced script astutely picks apart class hypocrisy...'
Variety
...'...admirably mordant film...'
Variety
...'…smart debut…'
The Guardian UK

Directors
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Meryem Benm’barek

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