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Far (2001)

Loin (original title)
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 »

Director:

André Téchiné

Writers:

André Téchiné (scenario and dialogue), Faouzi Bensaïdi (scenario and dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Stéphane Rideau Stéphane Rideau ... Serge
Lubna Azabal ... Sarah
Mohamed Hamaidi Mohamed Hamaidi ... Saïd
Yasmina Reza Yasmina Reza ... Emily
Jack Taylor ... James
Gaël Morel ... François
Rachida Brakni ... Nezha
Faouzi Bensaïdi ... Le contact à Algésiras
Hamid Basket Hamid Basket ... Le contact à Tanger
Zakariya Ennail Zakariya Ennail ... Nabil
Victor Ramos Victor Ramos ... Victor
Claudine Taulère Claudine Taulère ... La patronne de la boîte de nuit
Khira Hajji Khira Hajji ... La gardienne du cimetière
Philippe Guiguet-Bologne Philippe Guiguet-Bologne ... L'animateur du ciné-club
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nabila Baraka Nabila Baraka ... L'opticienne Farida
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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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Senie
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Written by Georgette Bellow
(p) 1991 ISLAND RECORDS France
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A bit slow, but interesting
26 September 2001 | by patatefriteSee 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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Release Date:

29 August 2001 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Angyalok: Végállomás See more »

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Budget:

FRF30,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$450,824
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