The award-winning movie “Layla M.” is now available on Netflix worldwide*.
Layla M. generated full cinemas in the Netherlands, had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and has won praise at various international film festivals ever since. Its star Nora el Koussour, who won in 2017 the Golden Calf for her performance as Layla while Mohammed Azaay won best male actor in a supporting role. The film follows 18-year-old Layla, a Dutch girl with Moroccan roots, who joins a group of radical Muslims. She encounters a world that nurtures her ideas initally, but finally confronts her with an impossible choice.
The film is produced by Topkapi Films, in co-production with Menuet (Belgium), Chromosom (Germany), Schiwago Film (Germany) and NTR.
Layla M. is supported by the Netherlands Film Fund, the Netherlands Film Production Incentive, NTR, CoBO, Eurimages, the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Screen Flanders, the Belgian Federal Government’s tax shelter programme, Casa Kafka Pictures Movie Tax Shelter empowered by Belfius, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH, FFA German Federal Film Board, The Imaginarium Films, The Royal Film Commission Jordan and the creative Europe Programme of the European Union.
*Except for all countries involved in (co-)producing: The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg (& Liechtenstein), Austria and Germany.