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Mascarades (2008)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 10 December 2008 (France)
Mounir Mekbek lives with his family in a small village in the heart of the Algerian countryside. Very proud and sure of himself, he has only one dream- to finally be appreciated by his ... See full summary »

Director:

Lyès Salem

Writers:

Lyès Salem (screenplay), Nathalie Saugeon (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lyès Salem ... Mounir Mekbel
Sarah Reguieg Sarah Reguieg ... Rym Mekbel
Rym Takoucht Rym Takoucht ... Habiba
Merouane Zmirli Merouane Zmirli ... Amine
Mohamed Bouchaïb Mohamed Bouchaïb ... Khliffa Boukhati
Mourad Khen Mourad Khen ... Redouane Lamouchi
Yacine Salem Yacine Salem ... Hamza
Sid Ali Imessaoudene Sid Ali Imessaoudene ... Krimo
Farid Ferroudji Farid Ferroudji ... Salim
Guemra Oum El Kheir Guemra Oum El Kheir ... El Hadja
Naouel Messaoudi Naouel Messaoudi ... Nadia
Rezika Ferhane Rezika Ferhane ... Ranya
Nadia Larini Nadia Larini ... Amel
Nacéra Benbrahim Nacéra Benbrahim ... Lala Fatima
Sid Ali Benchicou Sid Ali Benchicou ... Mufti
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Mounir Mekbek lives with his family in a small village in the heart of the Algerian countryside. Very proud and sure of himself, he has only one dream- to finally be appreciated by his fellow villagers. Screwing up his carefully maintained image is his headstrong, narcoleptic sister Rym who falls asleep anywhere and whom the village is convinced will end up a spinster. One evening, Mounir returns from town drunk and announces that he's found a suitor for his sister. The fake story snowballs and snowballs until the suitor morphs into a rich, blonde Australian. The village begins preparing for the wedding in earnest - but without a bridegroom in sight. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

Algeria | France

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

10 December 2008 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Masquerades See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Won best film for the Arabic Muhr Feature at the 2008 Dubai International Film Festival. See more »

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