Dentro da Casa
Dans la Maison
Bélgica/França/Marrocos/Catar | 2020 | 90 min | Documentário | Livre
Direção: Karima Saïdi
Roteiro: Karima Saïdi
Fotografia: Caroline Guimbal, Redha Benhamouda, Karima Saïdi
Elenco: Karima Saïdi, Aicha Saïdi
After years of separation, the filmmaker renews her relationship with her mother, Aïcha, now suffering from Alzheimer's. From Brussels to Tangiers, the odyssey of a family marked by exile is evoked through discretion and confession, pain, separation, grief, and joy.
About the director
Karima Saïdi lives in Belgium, where she was born into a family of Moroccan origin. She holds a degree from INSAS in film editing and script continuity as well as a Master's degree in screenwriting and analysis from ULB. She has worked as an editor for Belgian television (RTBF) since 1997 while also developing a career as a documentary editor (Femme taxi à Sidi Bellabes, by Hadjaj Belkacem, Les damnés de la mer, by Jawad Raleb, Cheveux rouges et café noir, by Milena Bochet), and a continuity supervisor for feature films (Le cochon de Gaza, by Sylvain Etsibal, À perdre la raison, by Joachim Lafosse, Adios Carmen, by M. A. Benamraoui). In 2013, she created Murmurs et 10 voix, a series of sound portraits of Moroccan immigrants in Brussels. In 2016, she directed a short documentary, Aïcha, an evocation of her mother's death, a prelude to A Way Home, her first feature-length documentary. She is a lecturer in the film departments of INSAS in Brussels and ESAV in Marrakech.