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Friday 13th February 1:00 PM

Satanic Angels 

Director: Ahmed Boulane Country: Morocco
Cert: TBC Year: 2007 Length: 84 mins Language: French/Arabic
Satanic Angels

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Audience Reaction

Score: 67.5% Attendance: 9


  • More details on this film at the Internet Movie Database


'A heavy-metal band is arrested for "shaking the foundations of Islam" in "The Satanic Angels," an accomplished, at times gripping critique of contempo Morocco that refreshingly adds another dimension to the usual cinematic treatments of the country. Basing his script on a real case, sophomore helmer Ahmed Boulane fearlessly places blame at nearly all levels of society, using the sheer absurdity of the charges to highlight the increasing grip of fundamentalism on an ostensibly secular state. Despite occasional sound problems, pic -- a major hit at home -- is eminently exportable. 'Variety

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