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The Wedding Song (2008)
"Le chant des mariées" (original title)

 -  Drama | War  -  17 December 2008 (France)
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The Nazi occupation of Tunisia strains the bonds of friendship between a Muslim woman and a Sephardic Jewess who are both preparing for their marriages.

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Myriam
Olympe Borval ...
Nour
Najib Oudghiri ...
Khaled
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Raoul
Karin Albou ...
Tita
Lassad Boumnijel ...
père de Nour
Nejia Jendoubi ...
mère de Nour
Hichem Rostom ...
père de Raoul
Jaouida Vaugan ...
mère de Raoul
Noureddine Bousselmi ...
Si Mustapha
Habiba Songri ...
soeur de Nour
Skander Capizzi ...
frère de Nour
Saleh Trifi ...
oncle de Nour
Inchirah Zitouni ...
Hannana
Dalila Meftahi ...
Patronne du hammam
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The Nazi occupation of Tunisia strains the bonds of friendship between a Muslim woman and a Sephardic Jewess who are both preparing for their marriages.

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$1,240 (USA) (9 October 2009)

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$30,818 (USA) (5 March 2010)
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During World War II,Tunisia is occupied by the Germans and the Allied forces are bombarding with French soldiers hanging out.. Two girls try to survive...
20 October 2008 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Outstanding movie! Historical accurate - outstanding acting performances! Lizzie Brocheré succeeded in a convincing way, her efforts must have been tremendously exhausting but they bluntly payed off, the actress merits plenty of awards. Olympe Borval performs as the best actresses do. Simon Abkarian impersonates his character with a dept seldom seen on the screen. The script is well written, and one has the impression that it is well researched up to an academic level. Even if one does not like war movies he or she will be more then surprised about the films touch for human experiences and underlying anthropological - sociological study.


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