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A Summer in La Goulette (1996)
"Un été à La Goulette" (original title)

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Summer, 1967. La Goulette, the touristic beach of Tunisi, is the site where three nice seventeen-year-old girls live: Gigi, sicilian and catholic; Meriem, Tunisian and Arab; Tina, French ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Sonia Mankaï ...
Meriem
Ava Cohen-Jonathan ...
Tina
Sarah Pariente ...
Gigi
Mustapha Adouani ...
Youssef
Guy Nataf ...
Jojo
Ivo Salerno ...
Giuseppe
Gamil Ratib ...
Hadj Beji
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cybelle Agha ...
Mery Glass
Fatima Ben Saïdane ...
Taita
Hatem Berrabeh ...
Salvatore
Michel Boujenah ...
Himself
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Herself
Hélène Catzaras ...
Lucia
Hayde Chikly
Mohammed Driss ...
Miró
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Summer, 1967. La Goulette, the touristic beach of Tunisi, is the site where three nice seventeen-year-old girls live: Gigi, sicilian and catholic; Meriem, Tunisian and Arab; Tina, French and Jewish. They would like to have their first sexual experience during that summer, challenging their families. Their fathers, Youssef, Jojo and Giuseppe, are old friends and their friendship will be in crisis because of the girls, while Hadj, an old rich Arab, would like to marry Meriem. Written by Adalberto Fornario

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A Lovely Film of Muslims, Jews & Christians Living in Peace
13 March 2006 | by (Raleigh, NC USA) – See all my reviews

This is an idyllic image of the possibility for Peace in the world. Filmed on location in La Goulette, Tunisia, a beach resort in northern Africa, the movie tells the simple story of a summer in 1967 just before the Arab - Israel War. There are three families of different religions living side-by-side in an apartment house. The men are close friends and so are their sixteen year old daughters. It looks like the local Tunisians played many of the minor roles, and the characters and situations breathe a life of peaceful coexistence in a place that all agree is Paradise on Earth. One family is planning the wedding of their older daughter. The bachelor elderly landlord is infatuated with one of the daughters. The three teens decide to lose their virginity before the summer is out and seduce three local boys of different religious backgrounds. Claudia Cardinale, a Tunisian-born actress, makes a cameo appearance. All in all, a lovely slice-of-life film which takes the viewer to a simpler time and place when there was hope for Peace and the biggest problems were romance.


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