The Blue Caftan

The Blue Caftan (2022)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Gay & Lesbian Films, Romantic Drama  |   Release Date - Feb 10, 2023 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 123 min.  |   Countries - Belgium, Denmark, France, Morocco  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Farida Ezzat

Written and directed by Maryam Touzani, the drama film centers on a married couple running a caftan store in Morocco. Halim (Saleh Bakri) and Mina (Lubna Azabal) lead a quiet domestic life. They run their caftan store together but require more help with customers. They hire a young man named Youssef (Ayoub Missioui) as a store clerk. Soon, Youssef begins to shift the couple’s relationship dynamics. Co-starring Fouzia Ejjawi.

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apprentice, homosexual, husband-and-wife, sexual-awakening, tailor, terminal-illness