Mille Mois
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Mille Mois
It's Ramadan in 1981 and Mehdi (Fouad Labied) and his mother, Amina (Nezha Rahil), have just moved to a small town in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco to live with his paternal grandfather, Ahmed (Mohammed Majd). Mehdi thinks his father is away in France, as Amina has told him, but his father is actually in prison for his involvement in a labor strike. Mehdi has a hard time making friends, but quickly becomes the teacher's (Mohamed Choubi) pet. The teacher assigns Mehdi to look after his chair, which Mehdi safeguards by carrying it around with him all day. This doesn't win him many… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A Thousand Months probes the magical moments of delight and wonder in the experiences of a young Muslim boy in a small Moroccan village during the month of Ramadan."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"A stark but lovely evocation of the many melodramas that simultaneously haunt and enliven a Moroccan village in the Atlas Mountains during the month of Ramadan in 1981."
‑ Ed Gonzalez, Slant Magazine
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