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Zaineb Takrahou Ethalj (Zaineb Hates The Snow)
2009. Tunisian nine-year-old Zaineb and her mother will rebuild their lives in Canada with a man she was in love with before she married Zaineb’s father, who died in an accident. Zaineb is told that once she is in Canada, she can finally see the snow! But she wants nothing to do with this new country, because Zaineb has decided to hate the snow. Covering six years in the life of a charismatic young Tunisian girl and her changing family life, ZAINEB HATES THE SNOW is a beautiful and poignant coming-of-age documentary told through the eyes of a wide-eyed little émigrée.
2016 / Arabic and French dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 95 mins
Genre: Family and Social
Programme: Arabian Nights
Premiere: Middle East Premiere
Rating: PG
Contains: Requires Parental Guidance
Director: Kaouther Ben Hania
Producer: Habib Attia
Scriptwriter: Kaouther Ben Hania
DOP: Kaouther Ben Hania
Editor: Samuel Lajus
Composer: Sarmad Abdulmajid
Cast: Zaineb Khelifi, Wided Khelifi, Wijdene Hamdi, Maher Hamdi, Haythem Khelifi
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