And Then One Day

2012 Heddy Honigmann


Alia (28) and Hamza (32) are a young Moroccan couple in love. Confronted with a controversial law to ban the wearing of headscarves Alia, supported unconditionally by her husband and her colleagues, thinks up a humorous and unusual way to skirt the law.

“Heddy Honigmann is a true master of the documentary form. With a career spanning more than 20 years, her body of work includes documentaries and fiction features. Internationally acclaimed and respected, her work has garnered awards from festivals and praise from critics around the world and has provided inspiration for emerging and veteran doc film makers alike with her singular style and remarkable sensitivity”.
 (Sean Farnel, director of programming Hot Docs International Film Festival, Toronto)

A film by Heddy Honigmann
Script: Stefan van de Staak & Heddy Honigmann
With Maryam Hassouni, Nasrdin Dchar, Johanna ter Steege
De Productie, commissioned by Netherlands Instituut of Sound and Vision


Cast / Maryam Hassouni, Nasrdin Dchar, Johanna ter Steege, Titus Muizelaar, Christine van Stralen, Simone van Bennekom Regie / Heddy Honigmann Scenario / Stefan van de Staak Productie / René Goossens, Annemiek van Gorp Director of Photography / Gregor Meerman Editor / Jeffrey De Vore Muziek / Florencia di Concilio Gerealiseerd met steun van Stichting Beeld en Geluid en de donateurs van Cinecrowd.