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Bolbol

Director: Khedija Lemkecher
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The film shows how a dull married life can make women lose their femininity through Bolbol, who will eventually liberate herself from the monotony of her daily routine and regain her femininity.
Picked as one of the 10 best Mediterranean short films at the 2019 Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes.
Supported by the Ministère Tunisien de la Culture.
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2018/ Tunisia24 min/ Comedy
Original Title
Bolbol
SYNOPSIS
Marrying later in life, Bolbol lives with her husband Amor with whom she no longer shares anything. She leads a monotonous and boring life, between cleaning the house and sitting on the balcony overlooking the ceremony hall "Ellila Liltek" (Tonight is Your Night). One evening, she is invited to a wedding at the ceremony hall, which will make her a regular guest at all the coming weddings held at the hall.
CAST
Fatma Ben Saïdane
Fathi Akkari
Mounira Zakraoui
Abdellatif Kheireddine
CREW
Screenwriter: Khedija Lemkecher
DOP: Tarek Fehri
Editor: Tarek Fehri
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Production Company(ies)
Cercina Films Productions
Sinbad Productions
Producer(s)
Moslah Kraiem
Moez Kammoun
film festivals
Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes, France
Festival de Cinema Africain de Vérone, Italy
WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival, USA
La Guarimba Film Festival, Italy
PCMMO - Panorama des cinémas du Maghreb et du Moyen-Orient, France
Montpellier International Festival of Mediterranean Film (CINEMED), France
African, Asian and Latin American Film Festival, Italy
Festival du Film Arabe de Fameck, France‎‏
Festival International de Cinéma Vues d'Afrique in Montreal, Canada
VisuElles Film Festival, Canada
Festival des Cinémas d'Afrique du Pays d'Apt – FCAPA, France
Visions Sociales, France
Festival des Cinémas Arabes à Paris, France
Olhares do Mediterrâneo – Women's Film Festival, Portugal
film awards
Best Film at the Festival de Cinema Africain de Vérone, Italy
Silver Remi at the WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival, USA
Prix du Public at the La Guarimba Film Festival, Italy
Grand Prix at the PCMMO - Panorama des cinémas du Maghreb et du Moyen-Orient, France