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By Raja AMARI

MAD SOLUTIONS - as SALES / DISTR Theatrical, TV, DVD-video, VOD, Airline, Arab World

Drama - Completed 2016

Samia immigrates to France illegally. Obsessed by the idea her radical islamist brother might be stalking her, she first finds refuge with Imed, an acquaintance from her village, then with Leila, her employer. Desire and fear heightens the tension between the three protagonists.

Festivals
& Awards

Official Competition at Toronto International Film Festival 2016
Bussan International Film Festival in South Korea 2016
Cinemania Festival in Canada 2016
Chennai International Film Festival in India 2016
Muhr Feature competition at Dubai International Film Festival 2016
Forum Section at Berlin International Film Festival 2017
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Drama, Romance, Social issues
    • Countries
    • FRANCE, TUNISIA
    • Languages
    • FRENCH, ARABIC
    • Duration
    • 92 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Raja AMARI
    • Writer(s)
    • Raja AMARI
    • Producer(s)
    • Dora BOUCHOUCHA (NOMADIS IMAGES), Dominique BESNEHARD (MON VOISIN PRODUCTIONS)
    • Synopsis
    • Like hundreds of illegal immigrants, Samia lands on European shores. Haunted by the fear of being followed by her Islamist brother whom she had denounced to the authorities, Samia first finds refuge at Imed’s home, a former acquaintance from her village, before ending up working for the rich widow Leila. These new meetings mingle with her headlong flight where desire enhances tensions.
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