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Halfawin, asfur al-sath/Halfaouine, l'enfant des terrasses / Halfaouine: Child of the Terraces

Ferid Boughedir
Tunisia-France      98 m.
Synopsis
Synopsis
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12-year-old Noura goes along with his mother to the hammam (public baths) in Halfaouine, a popular district in the old city of Tunis. His budding puberty has him debating between the world of men, of whom he feels a part, and of women, under whose wing he still receives protection while he discovers his sexuality. He's no longer a child, hence he is no longer allowed into the women's baths, but nor is he considered to be an adult, and is therefore left out of ?men's conversation?. Noura feels alone in this difficult passage from infancy to adolescence.
Director
Ferid Boughedir
Screenplay
Ferid Boughedir, Nouri Bouzid, Maryse León García
Photography
Georges Barsky
Edition
Marie-Christine Rougerie, Moufida Tlatli
Music
Anouar Brahem
Cast
Selim Boughedir, Mustapha Adouani, Rabia Ben Abdallah, Mohammed Driss, Hélène Catzaras
Running Time
98 m.
Country
Tunisia-France
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