The Kiss

Azedine Kasri | Algeria, France, Qatar | 2023 | 19'
Screenings
Sat 11 May H 15:00
from Tue 7 May - 0:00
to Sun 12 May - 23:59
Section
Original title
Boussa
Synopsis
Meriem and Reda are two young Algerians in love. As they are not married, they have no right to kiss publicly and no place to find privacy. Exchanging their first kiss will turn into a real obstacle course...
Cast
Mourad Boudaoud, Anaïs Lazizi , Hichem Mesbah
Films Distribution
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Production
Bien ou bien productions, Birth, 2Horloges Production
Editing
Azedine Kasri, Simon Serna , Médéric De Watteville
Cinematography
François Ray
Editing
Camille Reysset
Language
Kabyle , French, Arabian
Subtitles
English, Italian
Premiere
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Main awards
Post Prod Award (Festival Cinebanlieue 2023), Youth Award and Jury Award (Festival du court métrage d'humour de Meudon 2023), Best Screenplay and Best Director (Frontières Films Festival 2023), Press Prize (Festival Dakar Court 2023)
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Biography
Azedine Kasri is a French-Algerian filmmaker. He started his carreer as an actor and played in several feature films. In 2017, he directs his first short film 507 hours, and then attends La Fémis where he directed Territories, his second short film. In 2023 he directed a new short movie The Kiss and developed his first long future film.
Filmography
2023 - The Kiss, sf
2018 - Territories, sf
2017 - 507 hours, sf

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