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Farewell Travelling Player
(Bye-Bye Souirty)


Rabii (“spring”), a young drag dancer, is taken on by Kacem, a long-time fairground entertainer who owns a lottery stall and travels from one drought-stricken village to the other in southern Morocco. Three lives are temporarily linked : Rabii dreams of a better life somewhere else ; Kacem, who is ill, tries to escape from a dark past he cannot forget ; his only son, Larbi, is a former boxer and convict, a violent and mythomaniac man who will end up on his own…
A bittersweet tribute to the last Moroccan fairground entertainers whose predicament is made even worse by the drought.

  • Titre français
    Adieu forain
  • Original title
    Bye-Bye Souirty
  • Titre international
    Farewell Travelling Player
  • Scénario
    Ahmed Bouanani, Youssef Fadel
  • Photo
    Thierry Lebigre
  • Montage
    Ahmed Bouanani, Nathalie Perrey
  • Son
    Gérome Ayasse
  • Musique
  • Interprétation
    Hassan Esskalli, Mohamed Bastaoui, Abdellah Didane
  • Production
    Les Films du Sud
  • Sous-titrage

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