Scene from Layla M.

Layla M.

When Dutch-born Muslim girl Laila (18) feels less and less at home in the Netherlands, she slowly but surely becomes involved with a group of extremists and radicalizes. She encounters a world that nurtures her ideas initally, but finally confronts her with an impossible choice.


Cast: Nora el Koussour, Ilias Addab

Screenplay: Jan Eilander, Mijke de Jong
Director: Mijke de Jong
Camera: Danny Elsen SBC
Composer: Can Erdogan
Editing: Dorith Vinken NCE
Production design: Jorien Sont
Costume: Jacqueline Steijlen
Mask: Trudy Buren
Sound: Joost Roskam
Mix: Alek Goosse
Producer: Jet Christiaanse, Chantal Nissen, Rula Nasser
Co-producer: Menuet, Chromosom Film, The Imaginarium Films, NTR, Schiwago Film
Producer: Topkapi Films
Production year: 2016

  • Toronto International Film Festival 2016
Scene from Layla M.
Scene from Layla M.