Satanic Angels

Friday 13th February 1:00 PM - Theatre By The Lake
Satanic Angels
Director:Ahmed Boulane
Cert:TBC Year: 2007 Length:84mins
Country:Morocco Language:French/Arabic
'A heavy-metal band is arrested for "shaking the foundations of Islam" in "The Satanic Angels," an accomplished, at times gripping critique of contempo Morocco that refreshingly adds another dimension to the usual cinematic treatments of the country. Basing his script on a real case, sophomore helmer Ahmed Boulane fearlessly places blame at nearly all levels of society, using the sheer absurdity of the charges to highlight the increasing grip of fundamentalism on an ostensibly secular state. Despite occasional sound problems, pic -- a major hit at home -- is eminently exportable. 'Variety

Score

67.5%
Attendance:9

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