Synopsis: On the outskirts of town, in a traditional house, 26-year-old Aicha leads a monotonous lifestyle. During the day, she does household chores and cares for her elderly, bedridden mother. In the evening, Aicha leaves home and awaits crossing the possible path of a lorry driver.
Zakaria Nouri was born in 1993 in Casablanca. After obtaining his bachelor's degree in Physics and Chemistry in 2011, he continued his studies at the Higher Institute of Journalism and Information in Casablanca, and obtained his diploma in Audio-visual Engineering. Nouri then moved to Belgium where he continued his professional training by integrating directing workshops and working on various audio-visual and film projects as first assistant director between Belgium and Morocco. In 2020, Nouri directed his first short fiction film, “Aicha”.