Razzia (2017 film)

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Film poster
Directed byNabil Ayouch
Written byNabil Ayouch
StarringMaryam Touzani
Release date
  • 9 September 2017 (2017-09-09) (TIFF)
  • 14 February 2018 (2018-02-14) (Morocco)
Running time
119 minutes
LanguageMoroccan Arabic, Berber, French

Razzia is a 2017 Moroccan drama film directed by Nabil Ayouch. It was selected as the Moroccan entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards, but it was not nominated.[1][2] Razzia is mostly set in Casablanca and characters frequently discuss the 1942 film Casablanca.[3]


In Casablanca and the Atlas Mountains, five different stories interconnect over a 30-year period.


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  1. ^ "Oscars 2018: Le dernier film de Nabil Ayouch représentera le Maroc". lesiteinfo. 15 September 2017. Retrieved 15 September 2017.
  2. ^ Dale, Martin (17 September 2017). "Nabil Ayouch's 'Razzia' is Morocco's Foreign-Language Academy Awards Entry". Variety. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
  3. ^ Vourlias, Christopher (14 September 2017). "Toronto: Director Nabil Ayouch's 'Razzia' Is a Response to Intolerance". Variety. Retrieved 16 September 2017.

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