Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2019

Directed by:  Mounia MEDDOUR
Year of production: 2019
Genre: drama
Length: 106 minutes

Algeria, 1990s.

Nedjma, an 18 year-old student passionate about fashion design refuses to let the tragic events of the Algerian Civil War to keep her from experiencing a normal life and going out at night with her friend Wassila. As the social climate becomes more conservative, she rejects the new bans set by the radicals and decides to fight for her freedom and independence by putting up a fashion show.

Mounia MEDDOUR – Director
Mounia MEDDOUR – Script / Dialogue
Guilhem DONZEL – Sound
Chloé CAMBOURNAC – Set decorator
Catherine COSME – Costumes designer
Samir DELLALI – Cinematography
Barbara DANIEL – Film Editor
Damien KEYEUX – Film Editor
Maxence DUSSERE – Sound
Damien LAZZERINI – Film Editor
Jérôme BRECHET – Cinematography
Robin COUDERT – Music

Lyna KHOUDRI – Nedjma
Shirine BOUTELLA – Wassila
Nadia KACI – Ms Kamissi
Amira Hilda DOUAOUDA – Samira
Zahra DOUMANDJI – Kahina
Yasin HOUICHA – Mehdi
Khalissa HOUICHA – Mehdi
Meryem MEDJKANE – Linda