THE CHALLAT OF TUNIS

LE CHALLAT DE TUNIS

By Kaouther BEN HANIA

JOUR2FETE SALES - as SALES / DISTR Theatrical, TV, DVD-video, FRANCE

unknown - Completed 2013

Tunisia, before the revolution. A man on a motorbike, razor blade in hand, prowls the streets of Tunis slashing women’s buttocks.

Festivals
& Awards

San Sebastian FF 2014
Zabaltegi - Tabakalera
Busan - BIFF/APM 2014
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    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • unknown
    • Countries
    • FRANCE, TUNISIA, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
    • Languages
    • TUNISIAN
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Kaouther BEN HANIA
    • Synopsis
    • Tunisia, before the revolution. A man on a motorbike, razor blade in hand, prowls the streets of Tunis slashing women’s buttocks. They call him The Challat, aka “The Slasher”, and the mere mention of his name provokes fascination and terror. Is he a lone criminal, an urban legend, or could he be the creation of a political group or religious fanatics? 10 years later, in the aftermath of the Arab Spring, a stubborn young female director sets out on an investigation to unravel the mystery and discover the true Challat of Tunis...
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