30.09. - 09.10.2021

Tlamess Tunisia, France 2019 | 120 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Ala Eddine Slim

ALA EDDINE SLIM (*1982) makes documentaries and feature films, as well as experimental videos. He has received many awards for his work, which is closely linked to the Arab Spring, most recently for The Last of Us (2016).

rated for 0 + years
Two people turn their back on society. This fascinating dramatic fever dream transcends the rules of logic and realism. The young Tunesian soldier S. is repulsed by the brutality of the army and the way his unit is forced to hunt down terrorists and kill them. He uses the funeral of his mother as a chance to desert and flees into the woods. A few years later, dressed in rags and armed with primitive weapons, he meets a young pregnant woman. She too has fled – a life of luxury as the wife of a rich businessman – and falls under the strange spell of S.
Original title: Tlamess
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Arabic
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Ala Eddine Slim
Screenplay: Ala Eddine Slim
Cast: Abdullah Miniawy, Souhir Ben Amara, Khaled Ben Aissa
Producer: Ala Eddine Slim, Juliette Lepoutre, Pierre Menahem, Ali Hassouna, Chawki Knis
Director of Photography: Amine Messadi
Music: Oiseaux-Tempête
Production Design: Malek Gnaoui
Editor: Ala Eddine Slim
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Be for Films
Production: Still Moving; Exit Productions
Contact: Karlijn Copman, Be for Films:


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