143 Sahara Street (143, rue du Désert) (2019) - Rotten Tomatoes

143 Sahara Street (143, rue du Désert)2019

143 Sahara Street (143, rue du Désert) (2019)




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In the middle of the Algerian Sahara, in her relay, a woman writes her History. She welcomes, for a cigarette, a coffee or eggs, truckers, wandering beings and dreams... her name is Malika.


Critic Reviews for 143 Sahara Street (143, rue du Désert)

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (2)

Something that gradually gets under your skin.

September 16, 2019 | Full Review…

Hassen Ferhani's loving portrait of a woman and her roadside teahouse addresses the need for familiarity and respectful human interaction in a world in a state of flux.

August 30, 2019 | Full Review…

A perceptive meditation on the slippery relationship between time and memory, the vagaries of identity and the limitations and unreliability of cinema.

July 9, 2021 | Full Review…

Life by, if not on, the road, is revealed in snippets, an impromptu dance here, a joke with a customer there, building a picture of shared humanity and communication that often goes beyond language.

March 20, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

A film that perfectly illustrates that less is more. [Full Review in Spanish]

October 22, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

[A] quietly compelling film...

September 25, 2019 | Full Review…

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