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By Raja Amari 2016 Drama 01h32

Seeking refuge from her radical islamist brother, Samia stays at her friend Imed’s, but longs for her independence and freedom. She will find it in the form of Mrs Bertaud, a rich widow she starts working for. Their professional relationship soon turns into a sensual connection which troubles Imed, torn between his religious beliefs and his sexual desires.

Toronto IFF 2016 – Special Presentations

Busan IFF 2016 – World Cinema Section

Cinemania IFF 2016

Dubai IFF 2016 – Muhr Feature Competition

Icaf Chennai 2016 – World Cinema Section

Berlin IFF 2017 – Forum Section

Cinemafrica FF 2017 – Competition

Focus on French Cinema in Greenwich 2017

Arab Film Days 2017

RiverRun IFF 2017 – Narrative Features Competition – Best Screenplay Award

FIFOG 2017

Middle East Now Festival 2017 – Competition

Arab Cinema in Amsterdam 2017

AfryKamera 2017

Olhar de Cinema FF 2017

Museum of Fine Arts in Boston – Arab Film Weekend 2017

Original title: Jassad Gharib

Director: Raja Amari

Casting: Hiam Abbass, Sarra Hannachi, Salim Kechiouche

Production company: Nomadis Images, Mon Voisin Productions

Country: France, Tunisia

Production year: 2016

Languages: French, Arabic

Runtime: 01h32

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