Escape into the captivating world of “Tragedy and Curiosity Will Take You There and Back Again,” an award-winning drama that tells the poignant story of a mother’s unwavering love for her son. Naïma, a single mother, has already seen two of her sons leave Tangier for a life of exile, and she is determined that her last son, Hossein, will not follow in their tragic footsteps. But when Hossein plans to leave at 16 years old, Naïma invents a pretext and takes him to a village in southern Morocco against his will.
As Hossein grapples with his frustration and yearning for a more accessible future, he discovers love and disillusionment in this new setting. Meanwhile, Naïma’s love for her son shines through as she tries to protect him from the same fate as his brothers. Directed by Olivier Coussemacq and starring an outstanding cast including Jamil Idrissi, Jalila Talemsi, and Assma El Hadrami, “Tragedy and Curiosity Will Take You There and Back Again” is an emotionally charged and visually stunning film that will take you on a journey of love, loss, and redemption.
Winner of several awards, including Best Feature, Best Direction, and Award for Best Actress at the Alexandria Mediterranean Countries Film Festival, this French and Moroccan film is a must-watch for anyone who appreciates powerful storytelling and exceptional acting. With English subtitles and a running time of 87 minutes, “Tragedy and Curiosity Will Take You There and Back Again” is a beautiful and unforgettable film that will leave you breathless. Contact us to license this masterpiece for your streaming service, broadcaster, or exhibitor.