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Mustafa Z

Director: Nidhal Chatta
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Winner of 10 awards at regional and international film festivals, including the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role to Abdel Moneem Chwayet at the Carthage Film Festival (JCC).
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2017/ Tunisia81 min/ Drama
SYNOPSIS
Mustafa, an ordinary Tunisian guy, who comes to grips with the absurdity of the current system in his country. We are on the eve of the first free presidential elections, a crucial deadline for the young Tunisian democracy. Mustafa has a tumultuous relationship with his teenage son and his wife who blame him for his lack of ambition and his subdued character.
CAST
Abdelmonem Chouayet
Fatma Nasser
Issa Harrath
CREW
Screenwriter: Sophia Haouas
DOP: Mohamed Maghraoui
Editor: Fakhreddine Amri
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Production Company(ies)
South By South-West Films
Black & Light Films
Producer(s)
Nidhal Chatta
Dominique Laisney
film festivals
film festivals Alexandria International Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries, Egypt
film festivals Carthage Film Festival (JCC), Tunisia
film festivals Africlap - Festival des Cinémas d'Afrique de Toulouse, France
film festivals Festival Maghrébin du Film d'Oujda, Morocco
film festivals Jaipur International Film Festival, India
film festivals Festival Panafricain du Cinéma et de la Télévision de Ouagadougou (FESPACO), Burkina Faso
film festivals Arab Film Festival Zurich, Switzerland
film festivals Manarat Mediterranean Film Festival, Tunisia
film festivals Madrid International Film Festival, Spain
film awards
film awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role and Special Mention for Best Script at the Carthage Film Festival (JCC), Tunisia
Special Jury Prize and Best Actor at the Alexandria International Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries, Egypt
Grand Prize and Best Actor at the Festival Maghrébin du Film d'Oujda, Morocco
Grand Prix at the Africlap - Festival des Cinémas d'Afrique de Toulouse, France
Best Political Film at the Jaipur International Film Festival, India
Best North African Actor Award and Golden Sotrigui Award for Best Actor at the Festival Panafricain du Cinéma et de la Télévision de Ouagadougou (FESPACO), Burkina Faso