The Unknown Saint

The Unknown Saint

The Unknown Saint

Moments before his capture by police, a thief digs a grave to hide a bag of money in this Cannes-selected Arabic crime caper. 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.

2020100 minsQatar, Morocco, France
ComedyCrimeDramaWorld Cinema

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The Unknown Saint / Reviews

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

[A] slight but nonetheless pleasurable story...

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

With its arid humour and sparse simplicity, this amusing first feature is filmmaking which works in near perfect harmony with its backdrop: the baked bones of desert country in Morocco's South.

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Slash Film

Slash Film

A blistering debut by an international filmmaker to watch...

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Variety

Variety

A droll, entertaining, absurdist fable about spirituality and greed that signals an important new talent.

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