Atlantic.

Jan-Willem van Ewijk Feature film - 2014 - 94 min.
All ages

Gouden Kalf-nominatie

Beste Camera Jasper Wolf

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In his village on the Moroccan Atlantic coast, Fettah watches scores of European windsurfers coming and going. The young fisherman masters the sport himself. After meeting the Dutch girl Alexandra, he decides to risk the perilous crossing to Europe on a surfboard. The director was inspired by his own surfing experiences in Morocco. Hovering between poetry and realism, this drama not only captures the longing for freedom, but also what Fettah leaves behind: his little sister whom he confides in, the village life and the memories of his parents.

Credits

Script Jan-Willem van Ewijk
Abdelhadi Samih
Producer(s) Bero Beyer
Production Company
Augustus Film
Man's Films Productions
Endorphine Productions
Co-producer(s)
Executive Producer
Marianne Lambert
Director of Photography
Production Design
Karim Haffad
Editing
Mona Bräuer
Sound Design
Franco Piscopo
Sound Editor
Franco Piscopo
Peter Flamman
Sound on Set
Christian Monheim
Music
Cast
TV Company
Website
Production Country
Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Morocco