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Sons of My Country

Country: Sweden, Language: Arabic, French, Swedish, 14 mins

  • Director: Philippe Tempelman
  • Writer: Philippe Tempelman
  • Producer: Johan Lindström, Mattias Montero, Anders L. Pettersson, Maria Schillaci, Jimmy Wåhlin

CGiii Comment

An understated, horrific mini-piece.

So much left unsaid, so much left unseen...the actual horror manifests itself in your mind!

To the victims...I'm sorry.

To the traffickers, the exploiters...I condemn you.


Sons of My Country ???????? from Philippe Tempelman on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

Sons of my Country is the story of two young Moroccan boys who decide to leave Marrakech in search of a better life. What are people prepared to do to survive?

Cast & Characters

Ismael Abidi (as Street Kid Sweden)
Fabien Baïardi (as Loïc)
Hamza El Hart (as Friend Morocco)
Matez Monir Garci (as Morad)
Stefan Larsson (as Man)
Zakarias Mahfoud (as Street Kid Sweden)
Sylvester Tony Qvarfordt (as Security Guard)
Carlos Stråberg Romero (as Smuggler Car)
Badr Sabir (as Said)
Salah (as Karim's Father)
Houssam Taouriri (as Friend Morocco)
Momohamed Ziani (as Karim)
Benny Zimmerman (as Smuggler Car)
Johan Åkerlind (as Security Guard)