Conditional Desire

Director: Houcem Slouli
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The director served as an assistant director on prominent films like DEAR SON, GHODWA, and BEHIND THE MOUNTAINS
Cinematographer Farouk Laaridh worked on the film OLFA'S DAUGHTERS, which featured at the Cannes Film Festival
Delves into the profound themes of societal pressure and identity and offers a thought-provoking perspective on the intricacies of identity, love, and personal freedom
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2023/ Tunisia15 min/ Short, Drama
Original Title
Ahmed and Salma, despite residing in a society that values conformity, strive to remain honest with themselves; however, they find themselves grappling with a heart-wrenching psychological burden as they sacrifice their happiness to meet the expectations of others.
Imène Ghazouani
Slim Dhib
Ghassen Trabelsi
Aicha Azzouz


Screenwriter: Houcem Slouli
DOP: Farouk Laaridh
Editor: Chedy Fendri

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Production Company(ies)
Instinct Bleu Films

Sarra Ben Hassen, Houcem Slouli

film festivals
Silicon Valley African Film Festival, US
Accessible Film Festival (Engelsiz Filmler Festivali), Turkey
film awards
Best Film Award at the Accessible Film Festival (Engelsiz Filmler Festivali)