The Damned Don’t Cry18

Directed by Fyzal Boulifa | Morocco/France/Belgium | 2022 | 1h 51m | Arabic w/ English subtitles | Starring Aicha Tebbae, Abdellah El Hajjouji, Antoine Reinartz

In a whirlwind of scandal, Fatima-Zahra and her teenage son Selim embark on a relentless journey, forever on the run from the shadows of their past. Their path leads them to the city of Tangier, where opportunities beckon, promising the long-awaited legitimacy they both yearn for. Within the atmospheric embrace of this transgressive melodrama, director Fyzal Boulifa weaves a mesmerizing tale of daring to defy societal norms and the treacherous pitfalls that lie in wait.

Reviews

‘The Damned Don’t Cry is excellent, asking tough questions about society and morality without easy answers or neat conclusions.’
★★★★
Adam Solomons, IndieWire

‘It is humane, richly involving and powerfully acted by two headliners making their screen debut.’
★★★★
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

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