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Nacer Khemir

Le Collier perdu de la colombe (The Dove's lost necklace)

Edition 1991
90' - 1991 - Fantasy, Drama, Family - Dialogue: Arabic
Director: Nacer Khemir Composer: Jean-Claude Petit With: Navin Chowdhry, Walid Arakji, Ninar Esber, Sonia Hochlaff, Chloe Rejon, Jivane Karmaly, Leila Dakhly
A beautiful house is the setting for the pupil Hassan to be taught the art of calligraphy by a master. The garden of that house is filled with the mixed sounds of rushing water, of the raised voice of the teacher and the boy's laughter. The lives of the two friends Hassan and Aziz converge in the search for the lost pages of a manuscript destroyed in a fire, which apparently contain the secrets of love. A dangerous journey ensues. The events in a derelict village, the flight through swampland make the two friends inseparable. The country is ravaged by war and struggles between false prophets...

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Credits

Director

Nacer Khemir

Composer

Jean-Claude Petit

With

Navin Chowdhry, Walid Arakji, Ninar Esber, Sonia Hochlaff, Chloe Rejon, Jivane Karmaly, Leila Dakhly

Scenario

Nacer Khemir

Director of Photography

Georges Barsky

Editor

Denise de Casabianca, Kahina Attia, Catherine Bonnetat

Producer

Tarak Ben Ammar

More information

Dialogue

Arabic

Countries of production

Italy, Tunisia, France

Year

1991

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