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Fataria

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.
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
Original Title
Fataria
SYNOPSIS
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.
CAST
Rim Hamrouni
Issa Harrath
Jamel Madani
Sabeh Bouzouita
CREW
Screenwriter: Walid Tayaa
DOP: Charles-Hubert Morin
Editor: Florence Ricard
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Production Company(ies)
Mat Productions
Cinetelefilms
Ulysson Production
Producer(s)
Richard Magnien
Habib Attia
film festivals
film festivals El Gouna Film Festival, Egypt
film festivals Malmö Arab Film Festival (MAFF), Sweden
film festivals Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF), Egypt
film awards
film awards Jury Award at the Luxor African Film Festival, Egypt
Reviews
Quotes
“A wake up call to avoid living the same nightmare again” Babnet (Arabic)