Velvet Films


Everybody Loves Touda

DIRECTED by Nabil Ayouch

In diffusion
Everybody Loves Touda
feature - completed - 2024
Drama, 112 mn min
With : Nisrin Erradi, Joud Chamihy & Jalila Tlemski

Touda dreams of becoming a Cheikha, a traditional Moroccan artist who sings without shame or censorship texts of resistance, love and emancipation that have been handed down for generations. Performing every evening in the bars of her small provincial town under the gaze of men, Touda nurtures the hope of a better future for herself and her son. Mistreated and humiliated, she decides to leave everything behind for the spotlights of Casablanca...

Cast, crew & partners

Director Nabil Ayouch

Scriptwriter Nabil Ayouch in collaboration with Maryam Touzani

Director of photography Virginie Surdej

Production Designers Eve Martin

Costumes Designers Rafika Ben Maimoun

Make-up Jennifer Courouge and Sarah Roman

Sound Nassim El Mounabbih

Editor Nicolas Rumpl in collaboration with Yassir Hamani

Sound Editor Jacques Pedersen et Said Radi

Foley Peter Seeba

Mixing Samuel Aichoun

Music Flemming Nordkrog in collaboration with Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen

Producers Ali'n Production (Maroc) and Les Films du Nouveau Monde (France)

Coproducers Snowglobe (Danemark) and Viking Film (Netherlands )

With the support of Centre Cinématographique marocain

With the support of SORFOND

With the support of Centre du Cinéma de la Fédération Wallonie Bruxelles

With the support of Danish Film Institute

With the participation of Mk2 Films, Canal + and Ciné +

In association with Ad Vitam and Cinéart

Coproduction partner la RTBF

Coproduction partner France 3

Coproduction partner BeTV / Voo

Coproduction partner BNP Paribas Fortis Film Finance

Coproduction partner Screen Brussels

Coproduction partner Région Bruxelles Capitale