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Dear Son

Director: Mohamed Ben Attia
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The film is the second feature film by Mohammed Ben Attia, winner of the Best Feature Award for his film Hedi at the Berlinale, and marks his second collaboration with Tunisian producer Dora Bchoucha.
The film has been selected to world premiere at the Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival.
Dear Son  Poster
2018/ Tunisia - France - Belgium - Qatar90 min/ Drama
Original Title
The married couple Riadh and Nazly live every parent’s worst nightmare when they wake up one day to find their teenage son Sami missing. With a million question in mind, they start their search for the apple of their eyes!
Mohamed Dhrif
Zakaria Ben Ayyed
Mouna Mejri
Screenwriter: Mohamed Ben Attia
DOP: Frédéric Noirhomme
Editor: Nadia Ben Rachid
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Production Company(ies)
Les Films du Fleuve
Tanit Films
Nomadis Images (TN)
Dora Bouchoucha Fourati
film festivals
film festivals Cannes Film Festival, France
film awards
film awards Best Actor for Mohamed Dhrif at El Gouna Film Festival, Egypt
"Dear Son… moves beyond tragedy and becomes a quietly absorbing tribute to the power of human resilience."
The Hollywood Reporter - Stephen Dalton