The Curse

Fatine has ventured far from the village to meet her lover. When she is caught by a small boy, all she wants to do is go home.

  • Morocco, United Kingdom
  • 2012, 16 min
  • Director: Fyzal Boulifa
  • Director of photography: Taina Galis
  • Editor: Fyzal Boulifa, Taina Galis
  • Screenplay: Fyzal Boulifa
  • Cast: Ibtissam Zabara, Sabrine Sghiri, Abdeljalil Azdour, Achraf Naciri, Fadoua Jordini
  • Producer: Gavin Humphries, Karim Debbagh
  • Production: Quark Films Ltd

Fyzal Boulifa

Fyzal Boulifa is a British filmmaker of Moroccan descent. He’s the writer and director of several short films including Burn My Body, described by Sight & Sound as 'extreme', 'unfortunate' and 'expertly directed, and Whore, winner of the Grand Prix du Jury at Angers Premiers Plans 2010. His most recent short film, The Curse, won the Illy Best Short Film Prize in Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival 2012.