Cinema of the world

The Blue Caftan

Director : Maryam Touzani
Country : France, Morocco, Belgium, Denmark
Language : Arabic
Duration : 118 minutes
Year : 2022
Cinema of the world


A middle-aged tailor and his wife find their relationship turned upside down by the arrival of a handsome new apprentice.

Maryam Touzani


Maryam Touzani (born 17 September 1980) is a Moroccan filmmaker and actress.She is best known as the director of the critically acclaimed film Adam (2019),Morocco’s entry for the 92nd Academy Awards for Best International Feature Film, and The Blue Caftan (2022), the country’s submission for the same award for the 95th Academy Awards


– Lubna Azabal
– Saleh Bakri
– Ayoub Missioui


– Director: Maryam Touzani
– Producer: Nabil Ayouch
– Editor: Nicolas Rumpl
– Writer: Maryam Touzani
– Nabil Ayouch
– Dop: Virginie Surdej
– Sound: Ezequiel Pinedo
– Music: Kristian Eidnes, Andersen

Awards and Nominations

Winner-Chicago International Film
Festival 2022
(Best Director)
Winner – Cannes Film Festival 2022
(Un Certain Regard)
Winner -Göteborg Film Festival 2023
(International Competition)