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Ouarzazate: the Hollywood of Morocco

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Latest update : 2013-11-26

FRANCE 24 reporters spent five weeks on the road from Tunis to Tangier on "A Tour of the Maghreb". In Ouarzazate they went behind the scenes of the "Hollywood of Morocco".

In September and October, France 24 reporters Chris Moore, Karim Hakiki and Adel Gastel spent five weeks on the road from Tunis to Tangier. Their Tour of the Maghreb offers a series of snapshots of the region through the eyes of its people.

Today's report is from Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of Morocco, where the blockbusters Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven and even Asterix and Obelix were filmed. 

Date created : 2013-11-27

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