Casablanca's beach, Morocco. Teenager's desire for each other is growing discreetly. Adults and children oversee. A fight creates a diversion.
Born in Agadir in 1990, Ilias El Faris now lives in Paris. His first short film, Azayz, shot in super 8mm in Taghazout, was selected in various international festivals and won the international Jury award in Doclisboa 2016. In 2017, Ilias shot Roujoula in Casablanca, selected in the international competition of Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival and awarded, among others, the short Grand Prize at the 40th edition of Cinemed. For the collection L’Animal, commissioned by the CNAP (Centre National des Arts Plastiques) and the GREC (Groupe de Recherches et d’Essais Cinématographiques), Ilias directs Aïn Diab in March 2019 screened at the Côté Court festival. Shot the same year, in 16 mm on the beach of Casablanca, Sukar is his last fiction.
Ilias El Faris