Blood Wedding (1977 film)

Blood Wedding (French: Noces de sang) is a 1977 Moroccan drama film directed by Souheil Ben-Barka.[1] The film was selected as the Moroccan entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 50th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2] The film is based on the Spanish play by Federico Garcia Lorca.

Blood Wedding
Directed bySouheil Ben-Barka
Written bySouheil Ben-Barka
Federico García Lorca
StarringIrene Papas
CinematographyGirolamo La Rosa
Release date
  • 1977 (1977)
Running time
80 minutes


  • Irene Papas as La mère
  • Laurent Terzieff as Amrouch
  • Djamila as La fiancée
  • Miloud Habachi as Le fiancé
  • Doghmi Larbi as La père
  • Muni as La servante
  • Souad Jalil as La femme d'Amrouch
  • Naima Lamcharki as La folle
  • Mohamed El Baz as Le berger
  • Izza Gennini as La voisine

See also


  1. "Blood Wedding". mubi. Archived from the original on 2 October 2012. Retrieved 11 October 2012.
  2. Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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