A PEINE J'OUVRE LES YEUX

AS I OPEN MY EYES

By Leyla BOUZID

HELICOTRONC - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2015


Festivals
& Awards

Toronto - TIFF 2015
Contemporary World Cinema
San Sebastian FF 2015
Film Library (not in selection)
Ventana Sur 2015
European Cinema
Dubai DIFF 2015
BEST MUHR FICTION FEATURE
RDV Unifrance 2016
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • FRANCE, TUNISIA, BELGIUM
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Duration
    • 102 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Leyla BOUZID
    • Producer(s)
    • Sandra DA FONSECA (BLUE MONDAY PRODUCTIONS), Imed MARZOUK (PROPAGANDA PRODUCTION), Anthony REY (HÉLICOTRONC)
    • Synopsis
    • Tunis, summer of 2010, a few months before the revolution, Farah turns 18. She joins a politically involved music band, and discovers freedom and sexuality… against her mother Hayet’s will, who knows Tunisia and its taboos. The two women are opposed in a conflict. When Farah finally sets free, it’s to end up in the hands of the state police…
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