Look at Me

Director: Nejib Belkadhi
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Selected in a number of international festivals, including Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Carthage Film Festival (JCC), and others
Won awards at international festivals; Best Actor at Marrakech International Film Festival and Special Mention at Luxor African Film Festival
Tackles a significant topic about the father-son relationship
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2018/ Tunisia - France96 min/ Drama, Family
Original Title
Regarde-moi
SYNOPSIS
Lotfi, 40, is forced to come back to Tunisia when his ex-wife is unexpectedly hospitalized. He is now in charge of his autistic son Amr, 9, obstinate to ignore the presence of a father who he has never known. The lack of any eye contact leads Lofti to fight to reconnect with his child and open him to the world.
CAST
Nidhal Saadi
Saoussen Maalej
Aziz Jebali
Idryss Kharroubi
CREW
Screenwriter: Néjib Belkadhi
DOP: Hazem Berrabah
Editor: Malek Chatta
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Production Company(ies)
Mille et Une Nuits
Producer(s)
Fares Ladjimi
film festivals
Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Toronto
Carthage Film Festival (JCC), Carthage
Marrakech International Film Festival, Morocco
Luxor African Film Festival, Egypt
film awards
Best Actor - Marrakech International Film Festival, Morocco
Special Mention - Luxor African Film Festival, Egypt
Quotes
“Nejib Belkadhi adopts a sincere filmmaker's view of autism, without falling into the trap of victimising people with autism.”
Carlota Moseguí – Cineuropa

“It's the depth and complexity of the characters and their relationship that gives the film its power.”
Jennie Kermode – Eye For Film

“Regarde-moi is Tunisian director Nejib Belkadhi’s second feature film that deals with immigration, integration and disability in the Arab world”
Nejib Belkadhi – Quinlan (Italian)