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Sofia
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Sofia

No upcoming broadcast (for now).
Duration
1 hr 25 min
Twenty year-old Sofia lives with her parents in Casablanca, Morocco. Following a denial of pregnancy, she finds herself illegally giving birth to a baby out of wedlock. The hospital gives her 24 hours to provide the identification papers confirming the child's father before alerting the authorities.

Directed by: Meryem Benm'Barek (France, 2018)
Screenplay: Meryem Benm'Barek
Cast: Maha Alemi (Sofia), Lubna Azabal (Leila), Sarah Perles (Lena), Faouzi Bensaïdi (Faouzi), Hamza Khafif (Omar), Nadia Niazi (Zineb), Raouia (Zohra)
Genre: drama
Awards: Best screenplay (Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2018), Valois prize for best screenplay (Angoulême 2018), French-language Youth Prize TV5 (Cinemania 2018), selections (Istanbul Film Festival 2019 and the Hong Kong International Film Festival 2019)
Parental guidance: TV-PG