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5 Ratings

The Desert Ark

L'arche du d├ęsert

Directed by Mohamed Chouikh
Switzerland, 1997
Drama, Romance


Mohamed Chouikh directs this compelling Romeo and Juliet-esque drama about young lovers, Amin and Myriam, whose families are on opposing sides in a deadly conflict in Algeria. With fresh hostility now directed at them because of their love, the two flee to a secret refuge in the desert.

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The Desert Ark Directed by Mohamed Chouikh