'The Blue Caftan' dares to imagine a world where there’s room for both appreciation of the old ways and room to evolve.
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The Blue Caftan
Halim and Mina run a traditional caftan store in one of Morocco’s oldest medinas. In order to keep up with the commands of the demanding customers, they hire Youssef. Slowly Mina realizes how much her husband is moved by the presence of the young man.
Maryam Touzani, Nabil Ayouch
Lubna Azabal, Saleh Bakri, Ayoub Missioui
Winner, FIPRESCI Prize, Cannes Film Festival
Nominee, Queer Palm, Cannes Film Festival
Nominee, Un Certain Regard, Cannes Film Festival
Nominee, FIPRESCI Prize ~ Best Foreign Language Film, Palm Springs International Film FestivalMORE
David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter
The opening frames of 'The Blue Caftan' caress the fluid folds and luxuriate in the sheen of a length of petroleum blue silk as the dressmaker’s hands slowly come into view, manipulating the fabric with obvious love and respect. Later, he explains to a customer that the material must glide over the ...
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