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ECFA Award Winner

Mica

English title: Mica
Original title: Mica
German title: Mica
France, Morocco, 2019

Director: Ferroukhi, Ismael
Production company: Elzévir Films
Co-producers: La Prod, Orange Studio, Moon A Deal Films
Age recommendation: 10 years and up
Length: 104 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Synopsis:
Mica, 10, lives with his mother and sick father in a slum in the suburbs of Meknes, which is destined for destruction. A friend of his parents’, a handyman in a tennis club in Casablanca, takes him as his apprentice. Mica finds himself propelled into a whole new world where a new life awaits him. Mr. Slimani, a rich and cultured man and owner of the club, dreams of making his son Omar a tennis champion. To this end, he hires Sophia, a former French champion, as a private trainer. But Omar has very little talent and no passion for the sport. On the other hand, Sophia will eventually notice Mica and take him under her wing….

Festivals:
El Gouna IFF 2020, Luxembourg IFF 2021, Biky CFF Busan 2021, Giffoni CFF 2021 (awarded), Lucas Frankfurt CFF 2021 (awarded, ECFA Award), Schlingel CFF 2021

Study guide: German

World sales address/es:
Orange Studio (FR)

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