The Blue Caftan

A Film by Maryam Touzani

Technical details : 2022 - Morocco, France, Belgium, Denmark - Drama - 1.85 - 118 min.

Cast : Lubna Azabal, Saleh Bakri, Ayoub Messioui

Languages : Arabic

Producers : Nabil Ayouch

SYNOPSIS

Halim and Mina run a traditional caftan store in one of Morocco’s oldest medinas. In order to keep up with the commands of the demanding customers, they hire Youssef. The talented apprentice shows an utmost dedication in learning the art of embroidery and tailoring from Halim. Slowly Mina realizes how much her husband is moved by the presence of the young man.

Cannes 2022
Un Certain Regard

FIPRESCI Award
Cannes 2022

SYNOPSIS

Halim and Mina run a traditional caftan store in one of Morocco’s oldest medinas. In order to keep up with the commands of the demanding customers, they hire Youssef. The talented apprentice shows an utmost dedication in learning the art of embroidery and tailoring from Halim. Slowly Mina realizes how much her husband is moved by the presence of the young man.