143 Sahara Street (143 rue du désert)
Director: Hassen Ferhani
Section: World Cinema
Country: Algeria, France | Year: 2019
Language(s): French, Arabic | Time: 103 mins
In the middle of the Algerian Sahara, in her relay, a woman writes her history. She welcomes - for a cigarette, a coffee or eggs - truckers, wandering beings and dreams... Her name is Malika.
Hassen Ferhani is an Algerian filmmaker whose documentary short Tarzan, Don Quichotte et Nous (2013) was presented at Visions du Réel Film Festival and FIDMarseille. His first feature, Roundabout in my Head (2015), won great acclaim at several international festivals.