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Les Bienheureux (The Blessed)
In Algiers, a few years after the end of the civil war, Amal and Samir decided to celebrate their twentieth wedding anniversary in a restaurant. On their way there, they discuss the state of their country. Amal talks about lost illusions and Samir about the necessity to cope with them. Meanwhile, their son Fahim and his friends Feriel and Reda wander through a hostile Algiers and encounter the harsh reality of life in the city.
2017 / Arabic and French dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 102 mins
Genre: Drama
Programme: Muhr Feature
Premiere: MENA Premiere
Rating: 15+
Contains: Adult Themes, Brief Nudity and Coarse Language
Director: Sofia Djama
Producer: Serge Zeitoun, Patrick Quinet
Screenplay: Sofia Djama
DOP: Pierre Aïm
Editor: Sophie Brunet
Composer: Jean Umansky
Cast: Sami Bouajila, Nadia Kaci, Adam Bessa, Amine Lansari, Lyna Khoudri, Faouzi Bensaïdi
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