long features COMPETITION

AS I OPEN MY EYES friday
2
sunday
4

Horaires de la séance de 10h00 à 12h00

Lieu de la séance Théâtre Comète

Horaires de la séance de 13h30 à 15h30

Lieu de la séance Théâtre Comète


Réalisateur LEYLA BOUZID

Pays Tunisia, France, Belgium

Film length : 102 min

Language(s) : Tunisian with French subtitles

Genre : Fiction

AS I OPEN MY EYES (2015)




FRENCH PREVIEW - THE DIRECTOR WILL BE PRESENT AT THIS SCREENING

Synopsis

Tunis, summer 2010, a few months before the revolution. 18-year-old Farah joins a group of musicians and discovers freedom, love and sexuality… against the wishes of Hayet, her mother, who is all too familiar with Tunisia and its taboos. The two women reach a head-on altercation. Farah finally breaks free, only to fall into the hands of the State Police…


 

TRAILER


DIRECTOR : LEYLA BOUZID

 

Leyla Bouzid grew up in Tunis, where she was born in 1984. In 2003, she went to study French literature at the Sorbonne, before enrolling at La Fémis film school to study directing. She directed "Soubresauts" (Mkhobbi Fi Kobba), her graduation film, in Tunisia just a few months before the revolution. She then decided to make Zakaria in the South of France with an amateur cast. These two shorts were well received at festivals both in France and internationally, being selected over 60 times and receiving a number of prizes.
"As I Open My Eyes" is her first feature-length film.


technical data
 

Director Leyla Bouzyd
Screenplay Leyla Bouzid and Marie-Sophie Chambon
Photography Sébastien Goepfert
Editing Lilian Corbeille
Music Khyam Allami
Cast Baya Medhaffer, Ghalia Benali, Montassar Ayari, Aymen Omrani, Lassaad Jamoussi, Deena Abdelwahed, Youssef Solta, Marwen Soltana
Production Blue Monday productions, Propaganda Production, Helicotronc
Source Shellac



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