On Djerba, the women are alone in their houses for eleven months of the year, while the men work in Tunis; the «season of men» only lasts one month. Aïcha wants to move to Tunis with her husband, but first she needs to give birth to a son. When the boy is born, he is autistic.

A sensual study of a society whose patriarchal system restricts men as well as women.

Category

Fiction

Year of Production

2000

Country

Tunisia/France

Duration

124′

Language

Arab+F/d/f

Show Times
  • Saturday 21/11/2020 – 11:00 am

Directed by
Moufida Tlatli

Moufida Tlatli, born 1947, was one of the most important editors in Tunisian cinema and began making her own films in 1994. She was a member of the jury in Cannes in 2001.

Screenplay: Nouri Bouzid/Moufida Tlatli

Cinematography: Youssef Ben Youssef

Music: Anouar Brahem

Editing : Isabelle Devinck/Claire Le Villain et al.

Cast:
Rabia Ben Abdallah
Sabah Bouzouita
Ghalia Benali
Hind Sabri