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Film | Special Showcase TUNISIA

Satin rouge Satin rouge
Red Satin
Director: Raja Amari

2002, 35mm, colour, 100'
Vers: Arabic, French - Sub: Eng

Lilia is a woman who lives in Tunis alone with her adolescent daughter, Salma. She lost her husband many years before and has to get by entirely on her own. Because of a series of coincidences and to protect her daughter, who she believes is in danger, the woman goes to a nightclub, which both fascinates and frightens her. Lilia discovers the world of dancing, music and pleasure. She ends up becoming a ballerina in the club.

Screenplay: Raja Amari
Cinematography: Diane Baratier
Editing: Pauline Dairou
Music: Nawfel El Manaa
Sound: Frédéric de Ravignan
Cast: Hiam Abbass, Hend El Fahem, Maher Kamoun, Monia Hichri

Prizes and selections: Seattle International Film Festival 2002 (New Director's Showcase Award), Torino Film Festival 2002 (Best Film)

Nomadis Images, Adr Production

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