“Across the sea” by Saïd Hamich Benlarbi selected at the Critics’ Week


“Across the sea”, Saïd Hamich Benlarbi’s second feature film, will be presented at the Critics’ Week during Cannes Festival 2024 in a special screening. The film is a melodrama set to Raï music and unfolds in five chapters.


Produced by France (Sophie Penson – Mont Fleuri) in co-production with Morocco and Tarantula Belgium, the film was shot over a period of seven weeks, five in Marseille and two in Casablanca in November-December 2023, without interruption.