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Dear Son (2018)

Weldi (original title)
A Tunisian middle class couple with high hopes for the future of their only son discover he's left to join ISIS in Syria.

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Mohamed Ben Attia
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mohamed Dhrif Mohamed Dhrif ... Riadh Saïdi
Mouna Mejri Mouna Mejri ... Nazli Saïdi
Zakaria Ben Ayyed Zakaria Ben Ayyed ... Sami Saïdi
Imen Cherif Imen Cherif ... Sameh
Tarik Copty Tarik Copty ... Le vieil hôtelier turc
Taylan Mintas Taylan Mintas ... Jacim - le passeur turc
Daoud Mahmoud Daoud Mahmoud ... Maher
Maher Ben Salem Maher Ben Salem ... Adnene
Amine Boussofara Amine Boussofara ... Boss
Mohamed Amine Chaouch Mohamed Amine Chaouch ... Psychiatrist
Firas Khoury Firas Khoury ... Night Watchman
Kais Ghammam Kais Ghammam ... Receptionist
Ameni Essid Ameni Essid ... Nurse
Ichrak Ben Abid Ichrak Ben Abid ... Cashier
Samuel Sheikh Samuel Sheikh ... Cheikh
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A Tunisian middle class couple with high hopes for the future of their only son discover he's left to join ISIS in Syria.

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Country:

Tunisia | Belgium | France | Qatar

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

11 November 2018 (Tunisia) See more »

Also Known As:

Mon Cher Enfant See more »

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Tunis, Tunisia See more »

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EUR2,000,000 (estimated)
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