Three patients and a nurse from a women’s psychiatric ward in Casablanca, Morocco, from different ages and social backgrounds, confront their suffering and forge a strong friendship, escaping in occasional nocturnal escapades that slowly help to bring them back to life.
Mohamed NADIF began his artistic career as a stage actor and director. He initially worked as an actor in several films before directing his own projects. He has written and directed three short films: The young lady and the elevator (2005), The young lady and the teacher (2007) and The young lady and the school (2009). The women in block J is his second feature film after Andalusia, my love! which was released in 2012.