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Jassad Gharib (Foreign Body)

Like hundreds of illegal immigrants, Samia lands on European shores. Haunted by the fear of being followed by her extremist brother whom she had denounced to the authorities, Samia first finds refuge at Imed’s home, a former acquaintance from her village, before ending up working for the rich widow Leila. These new meetings mingle with her headlong flight, where desire enhances tensions.

France and Tunisia / 2016 / Arabic and French dialogue with English and French subtitles / Colour / 92 mins
Genre: Drama
Programme: Muhr Feature
Premiere: MENA Premiere
Rating: 15+
Contains: Adult References, Coarse Language and Lesbian Scene
Director: Raja Amari
Producer: Dora Bouchoucha, Dominique Besnéhard
Scriptwriter: Raja Amari
DOP: Aurélien Devaux
Editor: Guerric Catala
Composer: Nicolas Becker, Cengiz Hartlap, Stefan Smith
Cast: Hiam Abbass, Sarra Hannachi, Salim Kechiouche
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