About the film
Release Date: Sep 10, 2020
Runtime: 91 mins
Director: Maryam Touzani
Actors: Lubna Azabal, Nisrin ErradiTOP 10 FINALIST - Melbourne International Film Festival Audience Awards!
Abla runs a modest local bakery from her home in Casablanca where she lives alone with her 8-year-old daughter, Warda. When Samia, a young pregnant woman knocks on their door, Abla is far from imagining that her life will change forever.
“An unabashed love letter to motherhood… beautifully made… character-driven little gem that knows when and how to touch all the right buttons… deeply satisfying … emotional comfort food” Variety
“Maternity, friendship and the position of women – a beautiful film about friendship” Cineuropa
“Intimately loving… There are aspects of a foodie film …visual appreciation for the female form in both its beauty and its imperfections is a rare and welcome sight….both actresses are superb” Rogerebert.com
“Poignant and involving… Actresses Lubna Azabal and Nisrin Errad turn a simple story into gold.” Hollywood Reporter