Director: Walid Tayaa
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Through a sarcastic comedic narration, the film depicts the political and social life in Tunisia during the years preceding the 2011 revolution.
The film is Walid Taha’s feature directorial debut.
The film received two grants from the CNC (aide au cinéma du monde) and the Tunisian Ministry of Culture, in addition to post-production support from CineGouna Platform at El Gouna Film Festival.
The film project received the MAD Solutions Award, which offers marketing and distribution services in the Arab world to participating projects in the Malmo Arab Film Festival.
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2019/ Tunisia - France80 min/ Comedy
Set in May 2004. Tunisia is full of excitement: it is the Arab summit. In this frantic and burlesque atmosphere, an electrician, a choreographer, a sick man, and a professional mourner cross paths without ever really meeting, striving to deal with their personal problems.
Rim Hamrouni
Issa Harrath
Jamel Madani
Sabeh Bouzouita
Screenwriter: Walid Tayaa
DOP: Charles-Hubert Morin
Editor: Florence Ricard
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Production Company(ies)
Mat Productions
Ulysson Production
Richard Magnien
Habib Attia
film festivals
El Gouna Film Festival, Egypt
Malmö Arab Film Festival (MAFF), Sweden
Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF), Egypt
film awards
Jury Award at the Luxor African Film Festival, Egypt
Special Jury Prize at the Maghrebian Festival of Oujda, Morocco
“A wake up call to avoid living the same nightmare again” Babnet (Arabic)