Caroline Link is one of the most critically acclaimed German directors nowadays, Academy Award® win for NOWHERE IN AFRICA and another Academy Award® nominee for BEYOND SILENCE (both in the category „Best Foreign Language Film“). Caroline Link is reuniting on EXIT MARRAKECH with her producer on NOWHERE IN AFRICA, Peter Herrmann.

The story of EXIT MARRAKECH focuses on the tense relationship between seventeen-year-old Ben and his father Heinrich, an internationally acclaimed stage director. During school holidays, Ben visits Heinrich, who is in Marrakech with a play at an international theater festival. They travel through vast and spectacular landscapes. Ben, who has not seen his father for a very long time, has a falling out with him but falls in love with Karima, a Moroccan girl. He disappears from their luxury hotel room and accompanies her to a remote village in the Atlas Mountains. Heinrich, after not hearing from Ben for several days, decides to search for him. Reunited, Ben and Heinrich set out on an adventurous journey and end up in a life-threatening situation that may be their very last chance to connect as father and son …

  • Director

    Caroline Link

  • Version

    German / English / French / Arabic (OV)
    with English subtitles

  • Produced by

    Peter Herrmann

  • Cast

    Ulrich Tukur, Samuel Schneider, Hafsia Herzi

  • Genre

    Adventure, Drama

  • Running Time

    123 min.

  • Release

    October 24, 2013

  • Festivals

    Toronto International Film Festival (Special Presentation) as International Premiere | Hamptons International Film Festival | Festival do Rio | Warsaw Film Festival | Cinemania FF (Bulgaria) | Dubai FF | Stockholm IFF Junior | IWOIFF - Suva / Fiji | Flying Broom / Turkey | Zlin FF | Giffoni FF | KIFF (India) | Europe on Screen FF (Jakarta) | MoMA (New York)

  • Awards

    Giffoni FF 2014: BEST FILM / Gryphon Award - GENERATOR +16

  • Year


  • Status


credits not contractual