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Far (2001)
"Loin" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  29 August 2001 (France)
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In Tangier, intercontinental truck driver Serge is in love with Sarah, but is in some trouble of his own. Film generally concerns Moroccans with various relationships with the country: ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Stéphane Rideau ...
Serge
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Sarah
Mohamed Hamaidi ...
Saïd
Yasmina Reza ...
Emily
Jack Taylor ...
James
...
François
Rachida Brakni ...
Nezha
Faouzi Bensaïdi ...
Le contact à Algésiras
Hamid Basket ...
Le contact à Tanger
Zakariya Ennail ...
Nabil
Victor Ramos ...
Victor
Claudine Taulère ...
La patronne de la boîte de nuit
Khira Hajji ...
La gardienne du cimetière
Philippe Guiguet-Bologne ...
L'animateur du ciné-club
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Nabila Baraka
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In Tangier, intercontinental truck driver Serge is in love with Sarah, but is in some trouble of his own. Film generally concerns Moroccans with various relationships with the country: visiting staying, leaving & contemplating. Written by AJS Toronto

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A bit slow, but interesting
26 September 2001 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

Overall the film was enjoyable, but I found it a bit slow, and found that the plot didn't really arrive at a conclusion. Loin is also filmed in the jittery camera style, which since I was sitting close to the screen gave me a head-ache. The love story between Sara and Serge was well portrayed though. It is not a standard love story, which is what provides its strength: Serge has many weaknesses, and the fact that they love each other nonetheless creates a strong psychological/human/emotional situation.


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