The Unknown Saint | Le Miracle du Saint Inconnu

by Alaa Eddine Aljem

Sélection 2019

MOROCCO / FRANCE / QATAR 2019 1h40 IN ARABIC (DARIJA)

World premiere Competition Feature Film

Moments before his capture by police, a thief digs a grave to hide a bag of money. Released from prison years later he returns to retrieve the bag, only to find a shrine to an Unknown Saint build directly over his loot, and a brand new village constructed all around it.