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The Man Behind The Microphone
Arriving to the DIFF with her debut feature film, The Man Behind the Microphone, is British-Tunisian filmmaker Claire Belhassine. A complex story about HediJouini, dubbed the Frank Sinatra of Tunisian music, this incredible, complex story uncovers the reasons for which he hid his fame from his family.
2017 / Arabic, English and French dialogue with English subtitles / Colour and Black & White / 98 mins
Genre: Non-fiction and Music
Programme: Muhr Feature and The Beach
Premiere: MENA Premiere
Rating: PG
Contains: Requires Parental Guidance
Director: Claire Belhassine
Producer: Claire Belhassine, Mike Lerner, Olfa Rambourg
Scriptwriter: Claire Belhassine
DOP: Jay Odedra, Patrick Jackson
Editor: Joby Gee, Adam Finch
Composer: Tom Hodge, Franz Kirmann
Cast: Ferid Belhassine, Afifa Belhassine, Adel Jouini, Nanou Belhassine, Samia Belhassine, Faouzia Jerad, Hamadi Jerad
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