Directed by Gillies MacKinnon. With Kate Winslet, Bella Riza, Saïd Taghmaoui, Carrie Mullan. Unsatisfied with her life in England, young mother Julia relocates to Morocco with her small daughters, Lucy and Bea.
Hideous Kinky is an autobiographical novel by Esther Freud, daughter of British painter Lucian Freud and Bernardine Coverley and great-granddaughter of Sigmund Freud.It depicts the author's unconventional childhood in Morocco with her mother and her elder sister, Bella.
Hideous Kinky ( 292 ) IMDb 6.0 1h 39min 1998 R After the girls match their mother with gentle Moroccan acrobat and con man Bilal, sexual gears are set in motion, and he moves in, serving as a surrogate father.
Hideous Kinky is a 1998 drama directed by Scottish director Gillies MacKinnon.Based on Esther Freud's semi-autobiographical 1992 novel of the same name, it follows a young English mother who moves from London to Morocco with her two young daughters in the early 70s.
Hideous Kinky journeys back to the early 1970s to Marrakesh, that hippy mecca for everyone from Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix to Gillies MacKinnon, the director of this movie. Here you'll find one nice but confused middle-class young woman escaping the daily grind of a drab London with her two young daughters in tow.
Hideous Kinky Kate Winslet Said Taghmaoui Bella Riza (1998) A single Briton (Kate Winslet) takes her two girls to Morocco, where they eke out a living and meet a kind acrobat (Said Taghmaoui).
"Hideous Kinky'' is not a melodrama or a thriller, and doesn't need villains; it's the record of a time when idealism led good-hearted seekers into danger. Some of the time Julia doesn't have enough food for her children, or a place for them to stay, and her idea for raising money is pathetic: She has them all making dolls to sell in the ...
Disenchanted with the dreary conventions of English life, 25-year-old Julia (Kate Winslet) heads for Morocco with her children, six-year-old Lucy and precocious eight-year-old Bea. After the girls match their mother with gentle Moroccan acrobat and con man Bilal, sexual gears are set in motion, and he moves in, serving as a surrogate father.
An incredible journey of self discovery and break from convention, HIDEOUS KINKY follows the story of a young mother and her daughters' journey to Marrakech,...