Searing Moroccan Drama RAZZIA
From Acclaimed Director Nabil Ayouch
Coming to DVD on July 24
A film by Nabil Ayouch
Starring Maryam Touzani, Arieh Worthalter, Amine Ennaji, Abdelilah Rachid, Dounia Binebine

In this searing and mesmerizing drama, five Moroccans from different social and religious strata are pushed to the fringe by their extremist government. Spanning
three decades and several storylines, director Nabil Ayouch weaves an intricate tale of lost loves, forbidden desires, and
fragile dreams in modern day Morocco. 

The Moroccan Entry for the 2018 Academy Awards, Razzia was the Opening Night Film at the 2018 New York Jewish Film Festival


"A beautiful film by one of the best filmmakers coming out of North Africa."
-Toronto Star

"A kaleidoscopic portrait of five lives touched by a single tumultuous event."


"Like Moroccan 'Magnolia,' following
five stories that
gradually overlap and then lead to an explosive finale."

-The Hollywood Reporter

"Skillfully addresses hypocrisy, ignorance, misguided religious fervor,
sexual oppression and the persistent tug toward greater personal freedom."

-Screen International

"A fascinating cinematic puzzle and a powerful political statement."


Filmmaker Biography

Based in Casablanca and Paris, director Nabil Ayouch has worked on the production, direction, and screenwriting of over 25 television films and documentaries since 1992. He is the founder of Ali n' Productions, which has launched the careers of several aspiring Moroccan filmmakers, and is involved in other groups including the Moroccan Coalition for Cultural Diversity. His feature credits include Whatever Lola Wants (2008), My Land (2011), and Horses of God (2012). Razzia is his latest film.

119 minutes, color, 2017
In French & Arabic with English subtitles

On DVD July 24

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