Ali Zoua: Prince of the Streets Image
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  • Summary: A memorable and moving portrait of the lives of street kids living in Casablanca's abandoned lots. (Anthology Film Archives)
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  1. Through a simple story line, dramatic acting and National Geographic-like shots of the city's rough and pristine edges -- creates cinematic magic.
  2. 75
    Ali Zaoua doesn't have the fireworks that made "City of God," the story of Brazilian youth gangs, a crossover hit. But in its own, low-key way, Ali Zaoua is just as stirring.
  3. 40
    An overdose of morbid sentimentality.
  4. Reviewed by: Phil Hall
    40
    Beautifully produced but emotionally vacant drama.
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