The Blue Caftan

Source: Les films du Nouveau Monde - Ali n’ Productions - Velvet Films - Snowglobe

‘The Blue Caftan’

Maryam Touzani’s Un Certain Regard entry The Blue Caftan has sold to multiple territories in advance of its Cannes premiere later this week for Films Boutique. 

It will be distributed in France (Ad Vitam), Benelux (Cineart), Spain (Karma), Japan (Longride), Italy (Movies Inspired), Switzerland (Filmcoopi), Austria (Thimfilm), Denmark (Camera Film), Greece (Danaos),  Israel (Nachshon Films) and Baltics (A-one).

Lubna Azabal, Saleh Bakri, and Ayoub Missioui star in the film about a man and woman who run a traditional caftan store in one of Morocco’s oldest medinas who hire a young man who has a big impact on the husband. 

The Morocco-France-Belgium-Denmark co-production is produced by Nabil Ayouch. The co-producers are Amine Benjelloun, Sebastien Schelenz and Mikkel Jersin. It is made through Les Films Du Nouveau Monde, Ali n’ Productions, Velvet Films and Snowglobe.