Film fra sør 2012

Movies being shown at the Films from the South 2012 festival held in Oslo, Norway.
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1.
No (2012)
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An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum. (118 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
 
2.
Omar Killed Me (2011)
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In the summer of 1991 an elderly woman Ghislaine Marchal is found murdered in the basement of her home... (85 mins.)
Director: Roschdy Zem
 
3.
Widows (2011)
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A married man's death puts his widow and mistress in an unusual living arrangement. (100 mins.)
 
4.
Juan of the Dead (2011)
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A group of slackers face an army of zombies. The Cuban government and media claim the living dead are dissidents revolting against the government. (92 mins.)
 
5.
Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
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A clash between Sultan and Shahid Khan leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations. (320 mins.)
Director: Anurag Kashyap
 
6.
War Witch (2012)
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Somewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa, Komona, a 14-year-old girl, tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. Everything started when she was abducted by the rebel army at the age of 12. (90 mins.)
Director: Kim Nguyen
 
7.
How to Steal 2 Million (2011)
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It's a jungle out there. That's how we meet our lead character Jack. It's been five years since he's seen his partner and best friend Twala... (82 mins.)
Director: Charlie Vundla
 
8.
13 Assassins (2010)
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A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord. (141 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
9.
Miss Bala (2011)
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After entering a beauty contest in Tijuana, a young woman witnesses drug-related murders and is forced to do the gang's bidding. (113 mins.)
Director: Gerardo Naranjo
 
10.
Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011)
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Set three years after Dragon Inn, innkeeper Jade has disappeared and a new inn has risen from the ashes - one that's staffed by marauders masquerading as law-abiding citizens, who hope to unearth the fabled lost city buried in the desert. (122 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
11.
La pirogue (2012)
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A group of African men leave Senegal in a pirogue captained by a local fisherman to undertake the treacherous crossing of the Atlantic to Spain where they believe better lives and prospects are waiting for them. (87 mins.)
Director: Moussa Touré
 
12.
El Gusto (2011 Documentary)
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EL GUSTO is the story of an orchestra of Jewish and Muslim musicians torn apart by war 50 years ago, and recently reunited for an exceptional concert. These musicians share a passion they never lost: the soul of Algiers, Chaabi music. (88 mins.)
Director: Safinez Bousbia
 
13.
Searching for Sugar Man (2012 Documentary)
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Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez. (86 mins.)
 
14.
Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale I (2011)
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An indigenous clan-based people living in harmony with nature find their way of life threatened when violent interlopers from another culture arrive, intent on seizing their natural resources and enslaving them. (144 mins.)
Director: Te-Sheng Wei
 
15.
Paradise: Love (2012)
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On the beaches of Kenya they're known as "Sugar Mamas" -- European women who seek out African boys selling love to earn a living... (120 mins.)
Director: Ulrich Seidl
 
16.
Post Tenebras Lux (2012)
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Juan and his urban family live in the Mexican countryside, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. And nobody knows if these two worlds are complementary or if they strive to eliminate one another. (115 mins.)
Director: Carlos Reygadas
 
17.
Headshot (2011)
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A cop who becomes a hitman for a group aimed at eliminating those who are above the law finds his world turned upside down by a single a devastating blow. (105 mins.)
 
18.
Southwest (2012)
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In a Brazilian coastal village where everything seems motionless, Clarice grasps her life in a single day... (128 mins.)
Director: Eduardo Nunes
 
19.
11 Flowers (2011)
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11-year-old Wang lives with his family in a remote village in China. Life is tough, but they make the most of what little they have... (110 mins.)
Director: Xiaoshuai Wang
 
20.
After the Battle (2012)
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Mahmoud was part of the armed groups coerced by the Egyptian Government which carried out attacks on... (116 mins.)
 
21.
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that chronicles artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions and gets into an increasing number of clashes with the Chinese government. (91 mins.)
Director: Alison Klayman
 
22.
Almanya: Welcome to Germany (2011)
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The story of three generations of a Turkish immigrant family. (101 mins.)
 
23.
Barn af Irak (2011 Documentary)
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Ala'A swore he would never return to Iraq. Now, 14 years later, he returns to the country that has caused him so much pain. Will he find what he is looking for or will the country once again let him down? (54 mins.)
Director: Ala'a Mohsen
 
24.
The Bear (2012)
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Director: Khosro Masumi
 
26.
Branded to Kill (1967)
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A hit-man, with a fetish for sniffing boiling rice, fumbles his latest job, putting him into conflict with his treacherous wife, with a mysterious woman eager for death and with the phantom-like hit-man known only as Number One. (91 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
 
27.
Castle in the Sky (1986)
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A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle. (125 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
28.
Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)
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A coming of age story involving young love and a mysterious music, coming from a crystal radio left as a memento by an absent father, that leads a young heroine deep into a hidden world. (116 mins.)
Director: Makoto Shinkai
 
29.
A Colt Is My Passport (1967)
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A hit man is hired to kill a mob boss. After the deed is done, he and his driver are wanted dead by rival gangs who joined forces. (84 mins.)
Director: Takashi Nomura
 
30.
Cut (2011)
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Shuji is an uncompromising young filmmaker at odds with Japanese society. One day he learns that his loan shark brother... (133 mins.)
Director: Amir Naderi
 
31.
Dead Time: Kala (2007)
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A jaded cop. A narcoleptic journalist. A nation divided. A Fantasy you'd wish never come true.
Director: Joko Anwar
 
32.
Death for Sale (2011)
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In Tetouan, at the northern edge of Morocco, three young men decide to rob a jewelry store. The heist goes awry, and their destinies part drastically. (117 mins.)
 
33.
The Delay (2012)
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A middle-aged, single mother of three cares for her eighty year old father, and they are pushed to the breaking point. (84 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo Plá
 
35.
Last Call at the Oasis (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on the world's water crisis. (105 mins.)
Director: Jessica Yu
 
36.
Ritual (2012)
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A man must save his two children when they disappear during a holiday in the woods. (87 mins.)
Director: Joko Anwar
 
37.
Violeta Went to Heaven (2011)
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A portrait of famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra filled with her musical work, her memories, her loves and her hopes. (110 mins.)
Director: Andrés Wood
 
38.
Duch, Master of the Forges of Hell (2011 Documentary)
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Between 1975 and 1979, the Khmer Rouge regime caused the death of some 1.8 million people, representing one-quarter of the population of Cambodia... (110 mins.)
Director: Rithy Panh
 
39.
Zarafa (2012)
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The plot of the film has a grandfather telling his grand kids the story of Maki, a young boy who escapes from slave traders... (78 mins.)
 
40.
The Forbidden Door (2009)
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The life of a successful sculptor named is turned upside down when he began receiving mysterious messages from someone who asked for his help. (115 mins.)
Director: Joko Anwar
 
41.
From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)
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A group of Yokohama teens look to save their school's clubhouse from the wrecking ball in preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. (91 mins.)
Director: Gorô Miyazaki
 
42.
The Good Life (2008)
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In the city of Santiago, four characters struggle to reach their goals: a psychologist who wants to help other women and save their lives... (108 mins.)
Director: Andrés Wood
 
43.
Gerillasonen (2011 Documentary)
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44.
Habibi Rasak Kharban (2011)
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'Habibi Rasak Kharban' (Darling, Something's Wrong with Your Head) is a dramatic feature that tells the story of a forbidden love in Gaza... (85 mins.)
Director: Susan Youssef
 
45.
The Hunger (1986)
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(111 mins.)
Director: Aly Badrakhan
 
46.
I Am Slave (2010)
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A thriller set in London's slave trade and centered on a woman's fight for freedom. (82 mins.)
Director: Gabriel Range
 
47.
In Another Country (2012)
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A three-tiered story centered on a trio of French tourists visiting the same seaside resort. (89 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
 
48.
In the Shadow of a Man (2012 Documentary)
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In the wake of the Egyptian revolution, four women speak of their fight for the future and what it means to be a woman in Egypt. (65 mins.)
Director: Hanan Abdalla
 
49.
Intentions of Murder (1964)
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A housewife living under her tyrannical husband has her life stressfully turned upside down after getting raped by a burglar. (150 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
 
50.
Joker (2012)
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In 1947 when the maps of India and Pakistan were being drawn, an oversight ensured that the village of Paglapur didn't find a place in either country... (104 mins.)
Director: Shirish Kunder
 
51.
Last Life in the Universe (2003)
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A suicidal, obsessively compulsive Japanese librarian is forced to lie low in Thailand with a pot-smoking woman coping with the recent loss of her sister. (112 mins.)
 
52.
Machuca (2004)
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Two boys observe a political coup in their native Chile. (116 mins.)
Director: Andrés Wood
 
53.
Marley (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on the life, music, and legacy of Bob Marley. (144 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
54.
Mekong Hotel (2012)
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Shifting between fact and fiction in a hotel situated along the Mekong River, a film-maker rehearses a movie expressing the bonds between a vampiric mother and daughter. (61 mins.)
 
55.
Metropolis (2001)
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Kenichi and his uncle Shunsaku Ban must find the mystery behind robot girl Tima. (108 mins.)
Director: Rintaro
 
56.
My Brother the Devil (2012)
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Two teenage brothers must face their own prejudices head on if they are to survive the perils of being British Arabs growing up on the streets of gangland London. (111 mins.)
 
57.
Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time (2012)
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On the verge of being fired, a corrupt customs official finds a haul of drugs and teams up with a vicious gangster to become the most powerful crime partnership in Busan. (134 mins.)
Director: Jong-bin Yun
 
58.
Neighboring Sounds (2012)
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The lives of the residents of a Brazilian apartment building and the security guards who get the job guarding the surrounding streets. (131 mins.)
 
59.
Love Hotel: No Vacancy (1984)
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(65 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Watanabe
 
60.
Sazen Tange and the Pot Worth a Million Ryo (1935)
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The Yagyu family's elder son sends an old and cheap looking pot to his young brother, ignoring that... (92 mins.)
Director: Sadao Yamanaka
 
61.
Taiyo no kisetsu (1956)
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(89 mins.)
Director: Takumi Furukawa
 
62.
Stray Cat Rock: Sex Hunter (1970)
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Mako and her girl friends enter a dispute with rival street gangsters The Eagles, a band of racist macho pigs led by the evil Baron... (85 mins.)
Director: Yasuharu Hasebe
 
63.
The Sun Legend of the End of the Tokugawa Era (1957)
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Set in the last few years of the shogun's rule, this period/ensemble movie depicts the lives of the young and the restless at a whorehouse... (110 mins.)
 
64.
Suzaki Paradise Red Light (1956)
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A couple stand indecisively on a bridge in Asakusa. Tsutae and Yoshiji have lost confidence and passion... (81 mins.)
 
65.
Night of Silence (2012)
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Having just entered puberty, bride (Dilan Aksüt) had been forced to marry with groom (Ilyas Salman)... (92 mins.)
Director: Reis Çelik
 
66.
Beyond Outrage (2012)
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As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle... (112 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
67.
Ploy (2007)
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Every relationship has an expiration date. Every relationship needs its fantasies...some more real than others... (105 mins.)
 
68.
Garbage in the Garden of Eden (2012 Documentary)
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Villagers in Turkey's Black Sea village of Camburnu struggle with the government's decision to turn their community into a garbage dump. (85 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
 
69.
Postcards from the Zoo (2012)
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Little Lana was 3 years old when she was abandoned alone in the zoo. Raised by a giraffe trainer, the zoo is the only world she knows... (95 mins.)
Director: Edwin
 
70.
Punk in Africa (2012 Documentary)
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Three chords, three countries, one revolution...PUNK IN AFRICA is the story of the multiracial punk... (82 mins.)
 
71.
Rabat (2011)
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Three friends drive from Holland to Morocco to deliver a taxi to a family friend, but the trip turns out more complicated than expected. (102 mins.)
 
72.
Rentaneko (2012)
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A single woman runs a rent-a-cat service to provide companions for lonely people. (110 mins.)
Director: Naoko Ogigami
 
73.
Retaliation (1968)
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Jiro, an ex-convict, comes back to the street after eight years. The gang to which he belonged is nearly... (94 mins.)
Director: Yasuharu Hasebe
 
74.
Saya-zamurai (2010)
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A captured masterless samurai has 30 days to make a grieving boy prince smile, or he must commit seppuku. (103 mins.)
 
75.
Young and Wild (2012)
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Daniela, raised in the bosom of a strict Evangelical family and recently unmasked as a fornicator by her shocked parents, struggles to find her own path to spiritual harmony. (96 mins.)
Director: Marialy Rivas
 
76.
Yatterman (2009)
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Every week, toy-shop owner Gan and his cute assistant Ai battled the evil Doronbo gang. The gang led... (111 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
77.
Xingu (2012)
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In the '40s, three brothers decide to live a great adventure and enlisting in the Roncador-Xingu Expedition... (102 mins.)
Director: Cao Hamburger
 
78.
Sharqiya (2012)
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Nobody really respects Camel Najer, the young Bedouin who works as a security guard at the central bus station... (85 mins.)
Director: Ami Livne
 
79.
Song of Silence (2012)
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Teenaged Xiao Jing lives in a tucked away town in Hunan Province, isolated by both geography and her deafness... (117 mins.)
Director: Zhuo Chen
 
80.
A Thousand Months (2003)
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It is the holy month of Ramadan in Morocco in 1981. Amina, accompanied with her seven years old son Mehdi... (124 mins.)
 
81.
A Throw of Dice (1929)
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With King Ranjit visiting him, King Sohat sees an opportunity to kill his young cousin and take over his kingdom... (74 mins.)
Director: F. Osten
 
82.
Thursday Till Sunday (2012)
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Two children travel with their parents from Santiago to the north of Chile for a family holiday. The... (96 mins.)
 
83.
El lugar más pequeño (2011 Documentary)
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The inhabitants of a small town in El Salvador relive their life experiences during the civil war while remembering their loved ones. (100 mins.)
Director: Tatiana Huezo
 
84.
The Warped Ones (1960)
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A juvenile delinquent gets out of the pen and causes reckless mayhem, mostly directed at the girlfriend of the journalist who helped send him up. (75 mins.)
 
85.
When Hari Got Married (2013 Documentary)
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When Hari, a small-town taxi driver, has an arranged marriage to a girl he has never met, the result is an intimate and humorous look at the changes taking place in India as modernity and globalization meet age-old traditions and customs. (75 mins.)
 
86.
White Elephant (2012)
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While working alongside his long-time friend and colleague in building a hospital for the residents of a Buenos Aries shantytown, a troubled priest finds solace in a young, atheist social worker. (105 mins.)
Director: Pablo Trapero
 
87.
Wolf Children (2012)
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College student Hana falls in love with another student who turns out to be a werewolf, who dies in an accident after their second child. Hana moves to the rural countryside where her husband grew up to raise her two werewolf children. (117 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Hosoda
 
88.
The Woman in the Septic Tank (2011)
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Jocelyn, Rainier, and Bingbong are three film school graduates who are dead set on making an Oscar-worthy film... (87 mins.)
 
89.
WWW: What a Wonderful World (2006)
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An assassin falls for a traffic cop in Casablanca, Morocco. (99 mins.)