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Rock the Casbah Special Presentation Director: Laila Marrakchi Director Laila Marrakchi returns to the festival with an ensemble piece that includes Morjana Alaoui, Nadine Labaki (Where Do We Go Now?), Lubna Azabal (Incendies), and screen legend Omar Sharif. A prominent Moroccan family assembles to mourn the loss of Moulay Hassan (Sharif): husband, father, and grandfather. […]
Despite a wildly inconsistent tone and gags that don't always work, the core ideas behind TIFF 2011 audience award winner Where Do We Go Now are fresh and new.