Ahmed Hammoud, Shakib Ben Omar, Said Aagli
Spain | Morocco | France | Romania | Qatar
Winner of the Critics’ Week Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Oliver Laxe’s stunning new film, Mimosas, is a breathtakingly shot Western that follows a mysterious caravan carrying a dying sheikh into the Moroccan Atlas Mountains. His last wish is to be buried with his loved ones. But death does not wait. The caravaneers, fearful of the mountain pass, refuse to continue transporting the corpse. Ahmed and Said, two rogues traveling with the caravan, promise to take the body to its destiny. But do they really know the way?
FILM FESTIVALS & AWARDS
Critics Week Cannes Film Festival – GRAND PRIX
Toronto International Film Festival
BFI Film Festival London