The Hyderabad Film Club is screening Far (Loin), a French film, at Sarathi Studio on 13th October. The movie will begin at 6:30pm.
Directed by Andre Techine, the movie is 120 minutes long. The cast includes Stephane Rideau, Lubna Azabal, Mohamed Hamaidi and Gael Morel.
The film is directed by Andre Techine, and was screened at the 2001 Toronto Film Festival. It is a gritty romantic drama about a Moroccan truck driver and the girl he loves. Serge (Stephane Rideau) hauls goods (both legal and illegal) from North Africa to Spain. Spent mostly on the road - on ferries, or in customs offices - his life is very structured, owing to continuously have to hand the right forms and bribes to customs officials, and deliver goods to the proper locations.
Serges's personal life is less ordered. He is attracted to Sarah (Lubna Azabal), a Moroccan Jew who is dealing with the recent death of her mother, and the arrival of her brother who wants her to return to Canada with him. Desperate to see her once again, Serge strikes a deal with Said (Mohamed Hamaidi) - in return for a meeting with Sarah, Serge agrees to smuggle Said across the border into Europe.
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