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Movies (fiction) by Region: North Africa

SELECTED DVDs and Videotapes of feature length films in the Rutgers

North Africa DVDs

al-Irhab wa-al-kabab Terrorism & bar.b.que 2013?, 1993

A comedy in Egypt set in the al-Mugama'a building in Cairo, a huge complex that physically and metaphorically embodies Egypt's bureacracy. Adel Emam, Egypt's leading comic actor, plays a father who wants to achieve the simple task of finding his son a school closer to home. When he arrives at the building, a preposterous sequence of events culminates in him being mistaken for a terrorist --enabling him to make outlandish demands of the Minister of Internal Affairs. 1 videodisc (105 min.)

MEDIA 10-4490

 

Les baliseurs du désert 2008, 1984

A young teacher arrives to take over a village school isolated in the desert. The village is engulfed in supernatural occurrences, and nothing is ever quite what it seems. 1 videodisc (93 min.)

MEDIA 10-4088

 

Bamako 2007

Abderrahmane Sissako, Denis Freyd, Aďssa Maďga, Tiécoura Traoré, Hélčne Diarra, Habib Dembélé, Djénéba Koné, Aďssata Tall Sall, Danny Glover, Archipel 33 (Firm), Chinguitty Films (Firm), Mali Images (Firm), ARTE France, Louverture Films (Firm), and New Yorker Video (Firm)

Melé, a bar singer, and her unemployed husband Chaka are on the verge of breaking up. In the courtyard of the house they share with other families in Bamako, the capital city of Mali, African civil society representatives have taken proceedings against such international financial institutions as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, whom they blame for Africa's woes. As numerous trial witnesses air bracing indictments against the multinational economic machinery that haunts them, life in the courtyard presses forward. 1 videodisc (ca. 117 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2793

 

Le Collier perdu de la colombe 2008, 1991

A story set in the ancient deserts and settlements of Tunisia. While studying Arabic calligraphy from a grand master, Hassan comes across a fragment of rare manuscript. He sets off in search of the missing pieces, believing that once he finds them, they will reveal all the secrets of love. Hassan meets Aziz, Princess of Samrakand, who aids him in his research. The two encounter wars, a battle between false prophets and face an ancient curse in their hunt for the missing manuscript. 1 videodisc (86 min.)

MEDIA 10-4089

 

Daratt Dry season 2008

Mahamat Saleh Haroun, Abderrahmane Sissako, Ali Bacha Barkaei, Youssouf Djaoro , Aziza Hisseine, Khayar Oumar Defallah, Djibril Ibrahim, Nadjet Taibouni, Sandrine Vernet, Mohamed Chouikh, Myriam Aouffen, Messaouda Adami, Hacen Abdou, Shyraz Aliane, Amin Chouikh, Chinguitty Films (Firm), Goei-Goei Productions, Arte France cinaema (Firm), Atlas-Films (Algeria), K-Films (Firm), ArtMattan Productions, and  Facets Video (Firm)

Daratt: The government of Chad granted amnesty to war criminals in 2006, following forty years of civil strife.  Atim, age 16, is given a revolver by his grandfather so that he may find and kill the man who killed his father.  Atim quickly locates Nassara, now married and living as a baker in a nearby village.  Pretending to be looking for work, Atim is hired as an apprentice baker.  Despite his disgust, Atim gradually recognizes the father figure he has always needed.  Nassara sees the teenager as a potential son and one day proposes adoption. L'arche du desert : A Romeo and Juliet story of two young lovers whose families are bitter rivals, and who seek refuge in a cave amid extremist political violence. 2 videodiscs (95 min,  90 min.)

MEDIA 10-1492

 

Fatma 2004?

Ahmed Badrakhan, Umm Kulthum, Anwar Wagdi, Suleiman Naguib, Mimi Chakib, and Arab Film Distribution

"A poor nurse falls in love with the son of one of her wealthy patients. Abandoned by her husband while pregnant, she must fight her husband's wealthy and powerful family in court"--Container. 1 videodisc (ca. 126 min.)

MEDIA 10-324

 

Fi baytina rajul A man in our house 2003

Ihsan `Abd al-Qaddus, Omar Sharif, Hinri Barakat, Zubaydah Tharwat, Rushdi Abazah, Hasan Yusuf, and Arab Film Distribution

Set prior to the 1952 revolution, a member of an underground resistance group seeks refuge from the political police with a civil servant and his family. 1 videodisc

MEDIA 10-325

 

Frontičres Borders 2002, 2001

"Seven Africans, one woman and six men, decide to enter Europe clandestinely to start a new life. Together, they face dangers and obstacles, but as they get closer to Tangiers, the last stop before they reach Spain and liberty, their inter-group solidarity starts to fall apart."--Container. 1 videodisc (102 min.)

MEDIA 10-4033

 

Guimba un tyran, une aepoque = a tyrant in his time 2005?

Cheick Oumar Sissoko, Ibrahima Toure, Idrissa Ouaedraogo, Issa Baba Traorae, Balla Moussa Keita,  Habib Dembaelae, Kora Films (Firm), Centre national de production cinaematographique du Mali, Direction de la production cinaematographique du Burkina-Faso,  Westdeutscher Rundfunk, California Newsreel (Firm), and Kino International Corporation

A tyrant throws his city into conflict and chaos when he allows his randy, dwarf son to reject an arranged marriage to the slim local beauty in order for him to pursue the girl's larger, married mother. The tyrant then sets his own eyes on the girl, making the situation even worse. An epic set in the legendary past of Mali (West Africa) to provide a biting allegory of present-day African politics. Through the story of the downfall of Guimba the tyrant, the filmmaker foretells a similar fate for the many dictators who still pillage the continent. He frames his film with the appearance of a griot, a traditional African storyteller who passes down the "wisdom of the ancestors", looking to the values and legends of the African past for inspiration and guidance in reconstructing well-governed, self-sufficient nations. 1 videodisc (93 min.)

MEDIA 10-1962

 

Inch'Allah dimanche Inch'Allah Sunday c2006

Philippe Dupuis-Mendel, Yamina Benguigui, Fejria Deliba, Zinedine Soualem, Marie-France Pisier, Amina, Fellag, Antoine Roch, Stella Gregorz-Quef, Marc Marmier, Malika Khelfa, Nadia Ben Rachid, Film Movement (Firm), Bandits Longs (Firm), and ARP Saelection (Firm)

Film about the "family reunion," the French government's euphemism for a 1974 law allowing Algerian wives to rejoin their husbands working in France. Strong-willed Zouina parts tearfully from her mother in the port of Algiers; once in France, she and her three small children are at the mercy of her mother-in-law and confused by the strange customs of their local grocer and garden-obsessed neighbor. The radio is her only window on life and on the women of this new country. 1 videodisc (98 min.)

MEDIA 10-1744

 

Iskandariyah lih? Alexandrie pourquoi? 199-?

Yusuf Shahin, Mohsen Zayed, Ezzat El Alaili, Naglaa Fathy, and Farid Shawqi

Amid poverty, death and suffering caused by World War II, 18-year-old Yehia dreams of studying filmmaking in America. After falling in love and discovering the lies of European occupation, he reevaluated his identity and allegiances. 1 videocassette (125 min.)

MEDIA 10-2656       2-5407

 

Kippur 2001

Michel Propper, Amos Gitai, Marie-Jose Sanselme, Liron Levo, and Tomer Ruso

Film takes place in 1973 during the Yom Kippur War in which Egypt and Syria launched attacks in Sinai and the Golan Heights.  We are led on a day that begins with quiet city streets, but ends with death, destruction and devastation of both body and mind. 1 videodisc (123 min.)

MEDIA 10-88

 

Making of Akhir film c2008

Abd al Aziz Bin Mulukah, Nouri Bouzid, Lutfi `Abdali, Lotfi Dziri, Afaf Bin Mahmud, Fatimah Bin Sa`idan, Fu'ad Litayam, Hilmi Duraydi, Sufyan Sha`ari, Durrah Zarruq, Nouveau Regard Films, and Koch Lorber Films

Twenty-five year-old Bahta has no job, no degree and no prospects. His one passion is breakdancing, but even that outlet is repressed by the police who regularly harrass him. Bahta attracts the attention of a group of fundamentalists, who decide to recruite him into the violent and dangerous world of terrorism. The group wants to use him as a suicide bomber. 1 videodisc (115 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2299

 

Nasir 56 2013?, 1996

Film about the 1956 nationalization of the Suez Canal by Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser. 1 videodisc (150 min.)

MEDIA 10-4347

 

The nightingale's prayer 2004, 1959

Barakat, Fatin Hamama, Mazhar Ahmad, Abdel Alim Khattab, Mimi Chakib, Amina Rizk , Taha Husayn, and  Arab Film Distribution

"This compelling tale of love and betrayal, set in the upper Egyptian countryside, follows the story of Amna as she plots her revenge on the engineer who destoryed her family's honor. [The Nightingale's Prayer is] a gripping portrait of a courageous young woman's rebellion against tradition and poverty"--Container. 1 videdisc (126 min.)

MEDIA 10-323

 

The nouba of the women of Mount Chenoua 2007?, 1977

Assia Djebar, Algerian Television, and Women Make Movies (Firm)

Returning to her native region 15 years after the end of the Algerian war, Lila is obsessed by memories of the war for independence that defined her childhood. In dialogue with other Algerian women, she reflects on the differences between her life and theirs. In lyrical footage she contemplates the power of grandmothers who pass down traditions of anti-colonial resistance to their heirs. 1 videodisc (115 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2652

 

Omar Mukhtar lion of the desert 2005, 1981

Between two world wars, a struggle for freedom took place in the African desert. This movie is the historically accurate story about the Libyan resistance leader, Omar Mukhtar, who led the Libyan resistance against the Italian oppressors from 1911-1931. 2 videodiscs (173 min.)

MEDIA 10-3968

 

La pirogue goor fit = The pirogue 2012

"[A] drama of 30 men who set out on an illegal 7-day voyage to Spain [in] a boat resembling a vastly oversized dinghy. While sharing a common desire to build a better future, these men hail from different ethnic and religious backgrounds. The story grows from a finely delineated mosaic of personalities ... that span the emotional panoply of human experience. [This] compelling tale says as much about the universal nature of courage and perfidy as it does about the economic realities faced by so many of the world's people."--Container. 1 videodisc (85 min.)

MEDIA 10-4057

 

Rachida 2004?

Yamina Bachir, Ibtissem Djouadi, Bahia Rachedi, Rachida Messaoui En, Zaki Boulenafed, ARTE France, La Fondation Gan pour le Cinéma, Studio Canal+, and First-Run Features (Firm)

A young, self-assured elementary school teacher becomes a target for terrorists upon refusing to place a bomb in her school. 1 videodisc (100 min.)

MEDIA 10-499

 

Satin rouge 2003, 2002

Raja Amari, Alain P Rozančs, Pascal Verroust, Dora Bouchoucha Fourati, Hiam Abbass, Hend El Fahem, Maher Kammoun, Monia Hichri, ADR productions, Nomadis Image (Firm), Zeitgeist Films, Agence national de promotion de l'audiovisuel, and Arte France cinéma (Firm)

A Tunisian widow embarks on a journey of self-discovery when she investigates a suspected liaison between her headstrong teenaged daughter and a cabaret musician, and is drawn into the world of cabaret belly dancers and nocturnal pleasure-seekers. 1 videodisc (95 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2623

 

Scheherazade, tell me a story 2009?

"A female talk show host in Cairo stirs up political controversy when she focuses her on-air discussions on the topic of women's issues"--imdb.com. 1 videodisc (132 min.)

MEDIA 10-4032

 

Thartharah fawqa al-Nil 2003? 1971

Husayn Kamal, Mamdouh al Leithi, Ahmad Ramzi, Majidah Khatib, Mirfat Amin, Imad Hamdi, Adil Ad ham, Najib Mahfuz, Aflam Jamal al-Laythi lil-Sinima wa-al-Vidiyu (Firm), and Arab Film Distribution

"A group of hedonistic middle-aged friends gather each night on a luxurious houseboat for dancing, love-making and smoking hashish. When a young news reporter visits the houseboat to write a story on the group, she is outraged to learn the tragic depths of their social alienation"--Container. 1 videodisc (121 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2732

 

Viva Laldjérie 2007, 2004

Nadir Moknčche, Zoe Zurstrassen, Nathalie Mesuret, Bertrand Gore, Lubna Azabal, Biyouna, Nadia Kaci, Jalil Naciri, Abbes Zahmani, Film Movement (Firm), Sunday Morning Productions (Firm) , and Arte France cinéma (Firm)

"Three women: a mother, her daughter, and a prostitute have been living in a hotel in the center of town amid creeping fundamentalism. Goucem, the daughter, has chosen a modern, emancipated life, spending steamy weekends in nightclubs. Fifi, her faithful friend, prostitutes herself under the thumb of a local protector. Papicha, the mother, eats pizzas in front of the television, torn between fear and nostalgia"--Container. 1 videodisc (111 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2661

North Africa

Ahlam Hind wa Kamilah Dreams of Hind and Camilia 1989, 1991

Muhammad Khan, Husayn al-Qalla, Najlah Fathi, Ahmad Zaki, Ayidah Riyyad, Hasan al-`Adil, and Muhammad Kamil

Two young women struggle to survive between the harsh working conditions in Cairo slums and their abusive or worthless husbands and boyfriends. 1 videocassette (110 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3356

 

Al-Nasir Salad al-Din Saladin 199-?

Yusuf Shahin, Yusuf Siba`i, Ahmet Mazhar, Salah Zulficar, and Nadia Loutfi

Saladin unites the Arab nation, liberates Jerusalem from its European captors, and defeats the venal and treacherous Crusaders. The love interest subplot finally sees the union of a female Crusader and Saladin's Christian Arab lieutenant. 1 videocassette [145 min.] :

MEDIA 2-5408

 

Asfar al-sath Halfaouine : child of the terraces 1997

Ferid Boughedir, Selim Boughedir, Mohammed Driss, Rabia Ben Abdallah, Fatima Ben Saidane, Helene Kazaras, Zehira Ben Ammar, Carolyn Chelby, and Abdelhamid Gayess

In this coming of age film Noura, an inquisitive thirteen-year-old Arab boy, begins to experience his own sexual desires when he visits the local Turkish bathhouse with his mother. But just as Noura is awakened to the pleasures of the opposite sex, he risks being wrestled from their tender, affectionate companionship and thrust into the callous and rigid company of men. 1 videocassette (98 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5547

 

Bab al-Sama' Maftuh A door on the sky 1995?

Zakiyah Tahiri, Eva Saint Paul, Shaybiyah Ghadhrawi, Bashir Skirj, Ahmad al-Bunani, Faridah bin al-Yazid, and Hasan Daldul

A young woman struggling between her Moroccan heritage and adopted French culture, returns from Paris to Fez to visit her dying father. At his funeral, she is overcome by the voice of Karina chanting the Koran. A powerful friendship develops between the two women as they decide to turn the father's palace into a shelter for Muslim women. 1 videocassette (107 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5664

 

Bab el-Hadid Cairo Station 199-?

Yusuf Shahin, Gabriel Talhami, Hind Rostom, Farid Shawqi, and Youssef Cahine

A smoldering tale of life among the poor who live in Cairo's railroad station. 1 videocassette (74 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5665

 

Bab el-oued city 1994

Jacques Bidou, Jean-Pierre Gallčpe, Merzak Allouache, Nadia Kaci, Mohamed Ourdache, and Hassan Abdou

Bab El-Oued is a working class district of Algiers. A young worker commits an act which puts the entire district in turmoil. 1 videocassette (93 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5599

 

Battle of Algiers 1988

Gillo Pontecorvo, Brahim Haggiag, and Jean Martin

Dramatization of the conflict between Algerian nationalists and French colonialists that culminated in Algeria's independence in 1962. 1 videocassette (125 min.) :  DVD

DANA. MEDIA     MEDIA 326        2-706         10-346

 

Bent familia 1997

Ahmed Baha Eddine Attia, Nouri Bouzid, Amel Hedhili, Nadia Kaci, Leïla Nassim, Raouf Ben Amor, Kamel Touati, and Hassiba Roshdi

Aida and Amina, two young Tunisian women now in their thirties, are reunited. It is an occasion for them to question their lives and relationships. The presence of Fatiha, an Algerian refugee in Tunisia creates a quest for the three women to overcome their respective societal limitations. 1 videocassette (105 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5604

 

Bent Keltoum Keltoum's daughter 2005?

Mehdi Charef, Fabienne Servan-Schreiber, Cylia Malki, Baya Belal, Cinétévé (Firm), Studio Canal, Global Film Initiative, and First Run/Icarus Films

Rallia, a young woman raised in Switzerland, travels to a barren Berber settlement in search of the family that gave her up for adoption shortly after her birth. Only her grandfather and aunt remain in the village, and she is told that her mother will soon arrive. When her mother does not got off the bus, Rallia leaves with her aunt on a road trip to the city. Through Rallia's eyes we see both the proud culture that calls itself Amazigh (the free men) and the everyday lives of women in Algeria. 1 videocassette (88 min.)

MEDIA 2-7541

 

Chronicle of the smoldering years 1997

Mohamed Lakhdar-Hamina, Yorgo Voyagis, and Leila Sheena

Epic look, beginning just before World War II, at Algeria's struggle for independence from France. Seen through the struggles of one family. 1 videocassette (175 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5600

 

Daratt Dry season 2008

Mahamat Saleh Haroun, Abderrahmane Sissako, Ali Bacha Barkaei, Youssouf Djaoro , Aziza Hisseine, Khayar Oumar Defallah, Djibril Ibrahim, Nadjet Taibouni, Sandrine Vernet, Mohamed Chouikh, Myriam Aouffen, Messaouda Adami, Hacen Abdou, Shyraz Aliane, Amin Chouikh, Chinguitty Films (Firm), Goei-Goei Productions, Arte France cinaema (Firm), Atlas-Films (Algeria), K-Films (Firm), ArtMattan Productions, and  Facets Video (Firm)

Daratt: The government of Chad granted amnesty to war criminals in 2006, following forty years of civil strife.  Atim, age 16, is given a revolver by his grandfather so that he may find and kill the man who killed his father.  Atim quickly locates Nassara, now married and living as a baker in a nearby village.  Pretending to be looking for work, Atim is hired as an apprentice baker.  Despite his disgust, Atim gradually recognizes the father figure he has always needed.  Nassara sees the teenager as a potential son and one day proposes adoption. L'arche du desert : A Romeo and Juliet story of two young lovers whose families are bitter rivals, and who seek refuge in a cave amid extremist political violence. 2 videodiscs (95 min,  90 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1492

 

Le destin Destiny 1999, 1997

Yusuf Shahin, Humbert Baisan, Gabriel Khoury, Nour El-Cherif, Laila Eloui, Mahmoud Hemeida, Safia el-Emary, and Mohammd Mounir

When a disciple of 12th-century philosopher Averroes is burned at the stake for heresy, his young son Joseph journeys to Andalusia to study with his father's mentor.  There he joins Averroes' disciples uniting against an evil sheik intent upon destroying the philosopher's work. 1 videocassette (135 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5541

 

Fatma 2004?

Ahmed Badrakhan, Umm Kulthum, Anwar Wagdi, Suleiman Naguib, Mimi Chakib, and Arab Film Distribution

"A poor nurse falls in love with the son of one of her wealthy patients. Abandoned by her husband while pregnant, she must fight her husband's wealthy and powerful family in court"--Container. 1 videodisc (ca. 126 min.)

MEDIA 10-324

 

Fi baytina rajul A man in our house 2003

Ihsan `Abd al-Qaddus, Omar Sharif, Hinri Barakat, Zubaydah Tharwat, Rushdi Abazah, Hasan Yusuf, and Arab Film Distribution

Set prior to the 1952 revolution, a member of an underground resistance group seeks refuge from the political police with a civil servant and his family. 1 videodisc

MEDIA 10-325

 

Gallipoli 1982, c1981

Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Peter Weir, Robert Stigwood, Patricia Lovell, David Williamson, Paramount Home Video (Firm), Associated R & R Films, and Australian Film Distribution Company

Two young men who meet as rivals in a cross-country running race become friends and join the Australian army during World War I. They journey through Egypt together and face German-allied Turkish forces at the ill-fated battle of Gallipoli. 1 videocassette (111 min.)

MEDIA. MEDIA 2-2337 2-7052

 

Inch'Allah dimanche Inch'Allah Sunday c2006

Philippe Dupuis-Mendel, Yamina Benguigui, Fejria Deliba, Zinedine Soualem, Marie-France Pisier, Amina, Fellag, Antoine Roch, Stella Gregorz-Quef, Marc Marmier, Malika Khelfa, Nadia Ben Rachid, Film Movement (Firm), Bandits Longs (Firm), and ARP Saelection (Firm)

Film about the "family reunion," the French government's euphemism for a 1974 law allowing Algerian wives to rejoin their husbands working in France. Strong-willed Zouina parts tearfully from her mother in the port of Algiers; once in France, she and her three small children are at the mercy of her mother-in-law and confused by the strange customs of their local grocer and garden-obsessed neighbor. The radio is her only window on life and on the women of this new country. 1 videodisc (98 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1744

 

Iskandariyah lih? Alexandrie pourquoi? 199-?

Yusuf Shahin, Mohsen Zayed, Ezzat El Alaili, Naglaa Fathy, and Farid Shawqi

Amid poverty, death and suffering caused by World War II, 18-year-old Yehia dreams of studying filmmaking in America. After falling in love and discovering the lies of European occupation, he reevaluated his identity and allegiances. 1 videocassette (125 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5407

 

Kippur 2001

Michel Propper, Amos Gitai, Marie-Jose Sanselme, Liron Levo, and Tomer Ruso

Film takes place in 1973 during the Yom Kippur War in which Egypt and Syria launched attacks in Sinai and the Golan Heights.  We are led on a day that begins with quiet city streets, but ends with death, destruction and devastation of both body and mind. 1 videodisc (123 min.) :

MEDIA 10-88

 

L'autre monde The other world c2001

Marie Brahimi, Karim Bouaďche, Nazim Boudjenah, Merzak Allouache, Lancelot Films, Baya Films, Arte France cinéma (Firm), and ArtMattan Productions

"Yasmine and Rachid, two young Parisians, children of Algerian immigrants, are in love and live a quiet life in France. One day, Rachid disappears and Yasmine learns that he is in Algeria. She decides to follow him, in that country that she does not know, that is filled with violence. As she travels looking for Rachid, she falls deeper into the horror of a country where nothing seems normal, another world, where death is ever present"--Container. 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.)

MEDIA 2-7156

 

The nightingale's prayer 2004, 1959

Barakat, Fatin Hamama, Mazhar Ahmad, Abdel Alim Khattab, Mimi Chakib, Amina Rizk , Taha Husayn, and  Arab Film Distribution

"This compelling tale of love and betrayal, set in the upper Egyptian countryside, follows the story of Amna as she plots her revenge on the engineer who destoryed her family's honor. [The Nightingale's Prayer is] a gripping portrait of a courageous young woman's rebellion against tradition and poverty"--Container. 1 videdisc (126 min.)

MEDIA 10-323

 

The "nouba" of the women of Mount Chenoua 1995?

Assia Djebar

Story of an Algerian woman engineer who returns to Algeria after a long Western exile. 1 videocassette (115 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5399

 

Outremer Overseas 1992

Brigitte Roüan, Serge Cohen Solal, Nicole Garcia, and Marianne Basler

For three beautiful sisters, the lush and privileged life of French colonial Algeria creates an oasis in the center of a harsh desert when revolution and dramatic social change erupts around them. 1 videocassette (96 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2667

 

Rachida 2004?

Yamina Bachir, Ibtissem Djouadi, Bahia Rachedi, Rachida Messaoui En, Zaki Boulenafed, ARTE France, La Fondation Gan pour le Cinéma, Studio Canal+, and First-Run Features (Firm)

A young, self-assured elementary school teacher becomes a target for terrorists upon refusing to place a bomb in her school. 1 videodisc (100 min.)

MEDIA 10-499

 

Samt al-qusur The silences of the palace = Les silences du palais 1996

Moufida Tlatli, Amel Hedhili, Hend Sabri, Najia Ouerghi, Ghalia Lacroix, Sami Bouajila, Kamel Fazaa, Richard Magnien, and Anouar Brahem

Set in Tunisia in the 1950's in the last years of the Bey monarchy. Alia, the young servant-girl is misused by her masters and wooed by the rebel, while growing up in the palace. 1 videocassette (127 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3344

 

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