The women in pavillon J

Morocco , 2019 , 97’

Technical film summary

Director: Mohamed NADIF –
Scenario: Mohamed NADIF et Assma EL HADRAMI –
1st assistant director: Amina SAADI –
Head operator : Kamal DERKAOUI C.S.C –
Sound: Abdelmounaïme ENNOKRA –
editing: Marie-Pierre RENAUD –
Original music: Younès MEGRI –
Costumes: Anissa REGGAB –
Decor: Samir ISSOUM –
Coproduction: Awman Productions et/and Janaprod –
Coproduction : Moroccan Broadcasting and Television Company (SNRT) –
Associated co-production: Les films de l’Etranger –
Producers: Mohamed NADIF et/and Rachida SAADI –
Associated co-producer: Philippe AVRIL


Three patients and a nurse from a women’s psychiatric ward in Casablanca, from different ages and social backgrounds, confront their suffering and forge a strong friendship, escaping in occasional nocturnal escapades that slowly help to bring them back to life.

Mohamed NADIF

Mohamed NADIF began his artistic career as a theater actor and director. He initially worked as an actor in several films before directing his own projects. He has written and directed three short films: «The young lady and the elevator» (2005), «The young lady and the teacher» (2007) and « The young lady and the school» (2009). THE WOMEN IN BLOCK J is his second feature film after ANDALUSIA, MY LOVE!, which was outin 2012