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Nouri Bouzid

L'Homme de cendres (Man of Ashes)

Edition 1987
109' - 1986 - Drama - Dialogue: Arabic
Director: Nouri Bouzid Composer: Salah Mahdi With: Imed Maalal, Khaled Ksouri, Habib Belhadi, Mohamed Dhrif, Mouna Noureddine, Mahmoud Belhassen
In the ensuing days before his wedding bridegroom Hachemi faces both the anxieties of the future and the shadows of the past. His best friend, Farfat, is the topic of street graffiti and local gossip, which calls his manhood into question. This ripples out to affect Hachemi for, unbeknownst to anyone, as apprenticed youths they were molested by Ameur, the local carpenter. Farfat is banished from his father's home and the shared secret between the two friends threatens to undo more than just the wedding, but their very lives.

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Credits

Director

Nouri Bouzid

Composer

Salah Mahdi

With

Imed Maalal, Khaled Ksouri, Habib Belhadi, Mohamed Dhrif, Mouna Noureddine, Mahmoud Belhassen

Director of Photography

Youssef Ben-Youssef

Editor

Mika Ben-Miled

More information

Dialogue

Arabic

Countries of production

Tunisia

Year

1986

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