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Foreign Body (2016)

Corps Étranger (original title)
After a young Tunisian woman informs on her radical Islamist brother, she arrives illegally in France, finding danger as well as hope.

Director:

Raja Amari

Writer:

Raja Amari (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Hiam Abbass ... Leila
Sarra Hannachi ... Samia
Salim Kechiouche ... Imed
Marc Brunet ... Jacques
Majd Mastoura ... Le jeune bénévole
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Storyline

A young Tunisian woman arrives illegally in France following her escape from Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution. As she struggles to adapt to her new reality, she faces both danger and hope. This is the fourth feature film from writer-director a Raja Amari (Satin Rouge,Buried Secrets)

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Country:

Tunisia | France

Language:

French | Arabic

Release Date:

22 February 2017 (Tunisia) See more »

Also Known As:

Foreign Body See more »

Filming Locations:

Tunis, Tunisia See more »

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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The movie was a part of the 13th edition of Dubai International Film Festival. The Director, Producer and lead Actress were present for the Q&A session after each show. See more »

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Female Director Raja Amari
26 December 2016 | by SameirAliSee all my reviews

The story of a young lady who is an illegal immigrant due to the situations. She stays first with a man she knows from the homeland and later with a rich widow. The story slowly moves to a triangle love.

Cool cinematography and splendid performance of the actors are highlights of the movie. Raja Amari, the lady director with two lady protagonists add to the feminist nature of the movie. The movie mainly travels through the emotions of the main protagonist called Samia performed by Sarra Hannachi.

I was lucky enough to have a conversation with the Director and cast on the Dubai International Film Festival.

If you are a fan of Indie movies, this movie is recommended! #KiduMovie


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