30.09. - 09.10.2021

Kindil Algeria, Kuwait, USA 2016 | 40 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Damien Ounouri

rated for 0 + years
Nfissa is enjoying an outing to the seaside with her family when she is surrounded by a group of men, who harass and abuse the young mother so much that she ends up drowning. On land meanwhile, uncertainty and despair reign. Nfissa's husband calls the police, but her body is never found. Then, one by one, a mysterious series of deaths begins and male bathers are the victims. At the same time both political and fantastic, Kindil el Bahr – Medusa, the jelly fish – is inspired by ancient mythology about a sea creature capable of ruthless revenge. An Algerian horror film and an unusual parable on discrimination against women in the Arab world. The film will be shown in tandem with Dry Hot Summer.
Original title: Kindil el Bahr
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Algerian, Arabic
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Damien Ounouri
Screenplay: Adila Bendimerad, Damien Ounouri
Cast: Adila Bendimerad, Nabil Asli, Souad Sebki, Aziz Boukerouni, Jawad Ayachi, Jawhara Ayachi
Producer: El Hadi Bouabdallah
Director of Photography: Mohamed Tayeb Laggoune
Music: Fethi Nadjem, Cheb Khaled, Zahouania, Safy Boutella
Production Design:
Editor: Damien Ounouri, Adila Bendimerad, Matthieu Laclau
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: L’Agence du court métrage
Production: Bang Bang Production; Linked Productions; Monumental
Contact: Talal Al-Muhanna, Linked Productions:


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