A young Danish guy, Nils, is visiting Morocco, where he meets the 16-year-old Berber girl Leïla. It marks the beginning of a great, all-encompassing passion. Leïla must defy her family to be with Nils, and their love has big consequences.
Mélanie Doutey as Leïla
Arnaud Binard as Nils
Malika El-Omari as Moona
Azeddine Bouayad as Brahim
Michel Bouquet - narrator
Mitch Bateman as party goer
Christian E. Christiansen as Nils' friend no. 2
Mads Knarreborg as Nils' friend no. 1 (uncredited)
The film was met with very negative reviews and was a box office bomb. Swedish film critic Gunnar Rehlin in Variety wrote "Pic feels tepid and devoid of emotional involvement. Due to the use of v.o., the two leads never get a real chance to convey their characters' emotions."