Blooming Dalia

Director: Holy Fatma
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Supported by the CNC
Screened at the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), in New York City
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2020/ France24 min/ Comedy
Original Title
Fatale Orientale
SYNOPSIS
Dalia (25), a French ex-reality TV starlet, is at her lowest point. Depressed and overweight, she tries to reconnect with her estranged mother, who still refuses to talk to her because of her seedy tabloid fodder past. Deeply hurt, Dalia accepts to be part of a new TV show booked by Coco, her agent, on the one condition that she loses weight. But as Coco strives to make her the IT-girl she once was, Dalia’s repressed Algerian origins resurface in a surreal way.
CAST
Farah Kassabeh
Corinne Valancogne
Farida Ouchani
Samira Sedira
CREW
Screenwriter: Holy Fatma
DOP: Vadim Alsayed
Editor: Jules Coudignac & Joel Li
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Production Company(ies)
Instant Ray Films
Producer(s)
Mathilde Le Ricque
film festivals
Festival Plurielles, France
Journées Cinématographiques de Carthage, Tunisia