Bensaidi returned to Meknes to shoot « Volubilis » and pay tribute to his hometown. The feature film brings together actors Nadia Kounda, Mouhcine Malzi, Mouna Fettou, Abdelhadi Taleb, Nezha Rahil and Faouzi Bensaidi himself. The film tells the impossible love story of a young, working class couple in an unequal Moroccan society: Abdelkader is a shopping mall guard, and Malika a housekeeper. Despite the money problems and struggles to get together, they decide to get married.
Multi-award-winning at the Tangier National Film Festival 2018, at the El Gouna festival in Egypt, at the Carthage Cinema Days 2017 and selected at Venice Days Film Festival, the latest feature film by director Faouzi Bensaidi « Volubilis » premiered in Moroccan cinemas on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. National release scheduled for Wednesday October 3rd.