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Until the Birds Return (2017)

En attendant les hirondelles (original title)
Three stories set in today's Algeria. In Algiers, Mourad, a property developer is wealthy and more or less satisfied with his lot but he does not know how to make happy those close to him; ... See full summary »

Director:

Karim Moussaoui

Writers:

Maud Ameline (screenplay), Karim Moussaoui (screenplay)
3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mohamed Djouhri Mohamed Djouhri ... Mourad
Hania Amar ... Aïcha
Hassan Kechache Hassan Kechache ... Dahman (as Hassan Kachach)
Mehdi Ramdani Mehdi Ramdani ... Djalil
Nadia Kaci Nadia Kaci ... La femme
Sonia Mekkiou Sonia Mekkiou ... Lila
Chawki Amari Chawki Amari ... Tayeb
Lamri Kaouane Lamri Kaouane ... Kamel
Aure Atika ... Rasha - la maîtresse de Mourad
Abdelaziz Zeghbib Abdelaziz Zeghbib ... Le marchand
Zineddine Hamdouche Zineddine Hamdouche ... Nacim
Saadia Gacem Saadia Gacem ... Nadjla
Hamid Ben Si Amor Hamid Ben Si Amor ... Sadek
Samir El Hakim Samir El Hakim ... Le frère de la femme
Mohamed Lamine Mohamed Lamine ... L'enfant de la femme
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Three stories set in today's Algeria. In Algiers, Mourad, a property developer is wealthy and more or less satisfied with his lot but he does not know how to make happy those close to him; Lila, his confused ex-wife; Rash, his frustrated second wife; Nacim, his disenchanted son. Djabil, Mourad's chauffeur, has accepted to drive Aicha and his father from Algiers to Biskra where the young woman is to be married civilly. Now, Djabil happens to be Aicha's lover. In Sétif, Dahman, a neurologist, hopes to marry Radia at last. But the promotion he expects seems to be put off forever. He is in double trouble when a woman accuses him of serious wrongdoing. Written by Guy Bellinger

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French visa # 144430. See more »

Soundtracks

Ich habe genug
(Cantata BWV 82)
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
Sung by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Conducted by Karl Richter
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Country:

France | Algeria | Germany

Language:

Arabic | French

Release Date:

28 April 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Natureza do Tempo See more »

Filming Locations:

Algiers, Algeria See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$244,065
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Dolby Digital (as Dolby 5.1)

Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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