Deserts (2023)

124m - Comedy


Longtime friends Mehdi and Hamid work for a debt collection agency. To punish them for their poor performance, their management sends them into the suffocating Moroccan Sahara to track down some bad payers. One day, in a gas station in the middle of the desert, a motorcycle parks in front of them. A threatening man is handcuffed to the luggage rack. This is the Fugitive. Their meeting marks the beginning of an unforeseen and mystical journey…

Director: Faouzi Bensaidi
Writer: Faouzi Bensaidi
Country: Morocco

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This film is presented at the Quinzaine des Cinéastes at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival.