The Source (2011 film)
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Radu Mihăileanu|
|Produced by||Luc Besson|
|Written by||Alain-Michel Blanc|
|Music by||Armand Amar|
|Edited by||Ludo Troch|
Oï Oï Oï Productions
|Distributed by||EuropaCorp Distribution|
|Box office||$4.6 million|
The Source (French: La Source des femmes) is a 2011 French drama-comedy film directed by Radu Mihăileanu, starring Leïla Bekhti and Hafsia Herzi. It premiered In Competition at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.
- Leïla Bekhti as Leila
- Hafsia Herzi as Loubna Esmeralda
- Sabrina Ouazani as Rachida
- Saleh Bakri as Sami
- Hiam Abbass as Fatima
- Biyouna as The Old Gun
- Zinedine Soualem
- Malek Akhmiss as Soufiane
- Saad Tsouli as Mohamed
The film was produced by France's Elzevir Films and Oï Oï Oï Productions, in co-production with France 3 Cinéma and EuropaCorp. Other than the 64% French investment, Belgian companies contributed 14%, Italian 12% and Moroccan 10%. It was pre-bought by Canal+ and CinéCinéma and received support from Eurimages. The total budget was 7.99 million euro.
|Award / Film Festival||Category||Recipients and nominees||Result|
|Cannes Film Festival||Palme d'Or||Nominated|
|César Award||Best Actress||Leïla Bekhti||Nominated|
|Best Costume Design||Viorica Petrovici||Nominated|
|Globes de Cristal Award||Best Actress||Leïla Bekhti||Nominated|
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