L’Horizon Perdu (Morocco: 2002)


Laila Marrakchi

Cast list

Smahane the Houssine

Zakariyah Guram


Souad Lamriki

Isabelle Pragier


Abdeslam is a broken man, his dreams are gone and he sees his future is not in Morocco. He decides to go to the other side of the Mediterranean, to Spain, to try and find a new life but is always reminded of what he left behind in Morocco. This film aims to speak of experience that many young people in Morocco may face.


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