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Casanegra (2008)

Two childhood friends, Karim and Adil, prowl the streets of Casablanca, their native city. They do not do much, in fact they hustle rather than work. They are also unashamed dreamers, Karim... See full summary »

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Youssef Fade (as Youssef Fadel), Haitham Idrissi | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anas El Baz ... Karim (as Anas Elbaz)
Omar Lotfi Omar Lotfi ... Adil
Mohamed Benbrahim Mohamed Benbrahim ... Zrirek
Ghita Tazi ... Nabila
Driss Roukhe Driss Roukhe ... Adil's stepfather
Raouia Raouia ... Adil's Mother (as Fatima Harrandi)
Zakaria Atifi Zakaria Atifi ... Taxi Driver
Boughara Mohamed Boughara Mohamed ... Karim's Father
Haitham Idrissi Haitham Idrissi ... Haitham la tortue
Michel Botbol Michel Botbol ... Ramil
Touria El Hajjaji Touria El Hajjaji ... Karim's Mother
Hassan Essakali Hassan Essakali ... El Hajj (as Hassan Skalli)
Chegra Abdellatif Chegra Abdellatif ... The first scrap dealer
Abdellah Chakiri Abdellah Chakiri ... The second scrap dealer
Kenza Felali Kenza Felali ... Karim's Sister
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Storyline

Two childhood friends, Karim and Adil, prowl the streets of Casablanca, their native city. They do not do much, in fact they hustle rather than work. They are also unashamed dreamers, Karim believing in his "love story" with Nabila, a rich girl, and Adil contemplating emigrating to Sweden but never taking action. One day, the two friends go onto top gear by getting themselves into a big caper... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Drama

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Country:

Morocco

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

21 May 2009 (Netherlands) See more »

Filming Locations:

Casablanca, Morocco See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR1,200,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$89,932
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Westrex Recording System)| Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Morocco's official submission to 82nd Academy Award's Foreign Language in 2010. See more »

Soundtracks

Le Bout
Written by Suna Syal
Performed by Suna Syal
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14 September 2019 | by ebrahimmichaelSee all my reviews

Adil is a bad actor otherwise the film is a moroccan masterpiece


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