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Exit Marrakech

Drama - 2013 - Germany - Completed

Caroline Link is one of the most critically acclaimed German directors nowadays, Academy Award® win for NOWHERE IN AFRICA and another Academy Award® nominee for BEYOND SILENCE (both in the category “Best Foreign Language Film”). Caroline Link is reuniting on EXIT MARRAKECH with her producer on NOWHERE IN AFRICA, Peter Herrmann. 

The story of EXIT MARRAKECH focuses on the tense relationship between seventeen-year-old Ben and his father Heinrich, an internationally acclaimed stage director. During school holidays, Ben visits Heinrich, who is in Marrakech with a play at an international theater festival. They travel through vast and spectacular landscapes. Ben, who has not seen his father for a very long time, has a falling out with him but falls in love with Karima, a Moroccan girl. He disappears from their luxury hotel room and accompanies her to a remote village in the Atlas Mountains. Heinrich, after not hearing from Ben for several days, decides to search for him. Reunited, Ben and Heinrich set out on an adventurous journey and end up in a life-threatening situation that may be their very last chance to connect as father and son …

Director
Caroline Link
Screenplay
Caroline Link
DoP
Bella Halben
Cast
Ulrich Tukur, Samuel Schneider, Hafsia Herzi
Music
Niki Reiser
Producer
Peter Herrmann
Co-Producer
Christine Strobl, Claudia Grässel, Bettina Reitz, Bettina Ricklefs, Hubert von Spreti, Dr. Barbara Buhl, Nina Klamroth, Andreas Schreitmüller, Klaus Dohle, Franz Kraus, Antonio Exacoustos, Rodolphe Buet, Senta Menger, Ute Krämer
Technical Details
123 min / 24fps / DCP / 1:2,39 Scope / color
Language
German, English, French, Arabic
Subtitle/Dubbed
English
Photo
© Desert Flower Filmproduktion / Frizzi Kurkhaus
Festivals
Toronto International Film Festival 2013 (Special Presentation) as International Premiere ● Hamptons International Film Festival 2013 (World Cinema ) ● Festival do Rio 2013 (Focus Germany) ● Warsaw Film Festival 2013 (Special Screenings) ●