Exit Marrakech (Exit Marrakech)
|Adventure, Drama - 2013 - Germany|
Caroline Link is one of the most critically acclaimed German directors nowadays, Academy Award® win for NOWHERE IN AFRICA and another Academy Award® nominee for BEYOND SILENCE (both in the category "Best Foreign Language Film"). Caroline Link is reuniting on EXIT MARRAKECH with her producer on NOWHERE IN AFRICA, Peter Herrmann.
The story of EXIT MARRAKECH focuses on the tense relationship between seventeen-year-old Ben and his father Heinrich, an internationally acclaimed stage director. During school holidays, Ben visits Heinrich, who is in Marrakech with a play at an international theater festival. They travel through vast and spectacular landscapes. Ben, who has not seen his father for a very long time, has a falling out with him but falls in love with Karima, a Moroccan girl. He disappears from their luxury hotel room and accompanies her to a remote village in the Atlas Mountains. Heinrich, after not hearing from Ben for several days, decides to search for him. Reunited, Ben and Heinrich set out on an adventurous journey and end up in a life-threatening situation that may be their very last chance to connect as father and son ...
|Cast:||Ulrich Tukur, Samuel Schneider, Hafsia Herzi|
|Original Language:||German, English, French, Arabic|
|Copyright:||Photos: © Desert Flower Filmproduktion / Frizzi Kurkhaus|
|Co Producer:||Christine Strobl, Claudia Grässel, Bettina Reitz, Bettina Ricklefs, Hubert von Spreti, Dr. Barbara Buhl, Nina Klamroth, Andreas Schreitmüller, Klaus Dohle, Franz Kraus, Antonio Exacoustos, Rodolphe Buet, Senta Menger, Ute Krämer|
|ARRI Media Services:||International Sales, Complete Postproduction by ARRI Media|
|Awards:||Giffoni FF 2014: BEST FILM / Gryphon Award - GENERATOR +16|
|Festivals||Toronto International Film Festival 2013 (Special Presentation) as International Premiere, Hamptons International Film Festival 2013 (World Cinema ), Festival do Rio 2013 (Focus Germany), Warsaw Film Festival 2013 (Special Screenings), Cinemania FF Bulgaria 2013, Dubai FF 2013, Stockholm IFF Junior 2014, IWOIFF – Suva / Fiji 2014, Flying Broom / Turkey 2014, Zlin FF (Panorama) 2014, Giffoni FF 2014|