Soundos El Ahmadi has been appearing for 2 years now, however the 39-year-old comic really needed to do this when she was eighteen. In dialog with Grazia she says she was merely by no means requested to audition.
“In the long run, that is why I began writing myself, and I am already engaged on new concepts for collection,” stated the actress, who wrote the movie herself. Meskin wrote, wherein she has a supporting position.
El Ahmadi notices that there’s nonetheless a variety of typecasting. “I all the time joke: as a Moroccan girl you’re requested as a jihadist or you’re raped, there’s not far more selection in roles.”
“I’ve an issue with the truth that in comedies the ladies are sometimes a bit silly sorts who have to be rescued by a person. I needed to make a movie with girls who actually exist, girls in whom I can acknowledge myself. I additionally assume that it’s by way of illustration of coloration continues to be unhappy within the Netherlands. In comedies you may depend the coloured individuals on one hand and they’re usually forged in a task that confirms prejudice.”
The comic nonetheless sees a variety of sexism round him. “When a severe author is on a chat present, she is straight away a bitch or an ice rabbit. If I chuckle out loud as a lady, I’m an unstable, loopy girl who desires consideration. Individuals additionally usually get offended after I say I like preserve myself.”
“That is very crooked, as a result of we attempt to train our daughters to like themselves. However once you radiate as an grownup girl that you simply do, individuals cry: ‘Why is she so proud of herself?’ Or they name me silly, ugly, fats or outdated. That is too moronic for phrases? I believe I am nice and really good-looking, I am educated, I work onerous and I am a pleasant mom. Whether or not the remaining thinks so too, can do not care a lot.”