Geduld, straks ga je naar het paradijs

Hadja Lahbib Long documentary - 2015 - 87 min.
All ages

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In the 1960s, thousands of Maghrib men moved to Belgium to work there. Subsequently, many wives left their homes and relatives to follow their husbands to the unknown country. The world of most of these women became very limited in those years. In this documentary, these ladies, who have been in Belgium for many years, are acquiring a taste for women’s liberation. They are followed during their exploits in the city, during language class and on the trips they single-handedly arrange. In the best of spirits and with a healthy dose of self-mockery, they look at their lives then and now.


Director(s) Hadja Lahbib
Director of Photography Vincent Hufty
Jonas Canon
Yannick Dolivo
Cyril Bliase
Editing Marie-Hélène Dozo
Alex Debleumortier
Joël Mann
Gaëtan Harem
Sound on Set
Pascale Stevens
Malika El Barkani
Hélène Bourgois
Bruno Schweisguth
Yann-Elie Gorans