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Essaïda (1996)

In Tunis, the chance encounter between Nidal, a teenager who begs to support his family, and Amine, a famous painter in his forties who faces a crisis of creation.

Director:

Mohamed Zran
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Myriam Amarouchene Myriam Amarouchene
Faouzia Badr Faouzia Badr
Chdli Bouzayen Chdli Bouzayen ... Nidhal
Khaled Ksouri Khaled Ksouri
Abdallah Mimoun Abdallah Mimoun
Tayeb Oueslati Tayeb Oueslati ... (as Taieb Oueslati)
Hichem Rostom Hichem Rostom ... Amine
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Storyline

Famous painter living in Tunis, Amine, in his forties, is preparing an exhibition but is going through a crisis of creation. He meets Nidal, a delinquent teenager who begs to support his family, and beaten by his unemployed and alcoholic father. Intrigued, Amine follows Nidal to Essaïda, the popular district of Tunis where the young man resides. Upset by the neighborhood and its inhabitants, Amine decides to settle there to start her new life. Written by brahamdali

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

Tunisia | France

Release Date:

1 October 1997 (France) See more »

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Color:

Color
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