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After the fire

Mehdi Fikri

France | V.O. French | 2023 | 98 min | DCP | color | Fiction | Quebec Premiere

Following the death of her younger brother during a police intervention, Malika embarks on a legal battle to ensure a trial takes place. However, her quest for truth jeopardizes the stability of her family.

Director Mehdi Fikri
Music Andrea Boccadoro
Cinematographer Romain Carcanade
Screenplay Mehdi Fikri, Claude Le Pape, Aude Thuries
Cast Louise Coldefy, Sonia Faidi, Camélia Jordana, Sofian Khammes, Makita Samba, Sofiane Zermani
Distribution Bac Films


Mehdi Fikri

Mehdi Fikri grew up in the northern suburbs of Paris. He worked for ten years as a journalist at the French newspaper l'Humanité, where he was responsible for writing about police and justice cases. Later, he became a screenwriter and worked on the series Hippocrate for Canal+, as well as Miskina and Ourika for Amazon. He is currently directing the writing of season 2 of the series 66.5 for Canal+. In 2020, he directed the short film Descente, which was selected at the Venice Film Festival. Avant que les flammes ne s'éteignent is his first feature film