My Dear Son

Mohamed Ben Attia - Tunisia


Riadh is getting ready to retire from his job as a forklift truck operator in Tunis port. He has a close-knit marriage with Nazli and an only much-loved son, Sami, who is preparing to take his Baccalaureate. Sami’s continuous migraines alarm his parents, and just when Riadh thinks his son is getting better, Sami suddenly disappears.

Film details

Genre : Narrative Feature film
Duration : 103 minutes
Year of production : 2018
Country : Tunisia
Casting : Mohamed Dhrif - Mouna Mejri
Screenwriter : Mohamed Ben Attia
Cinematography : Frédéric Noirhomme
Editor : Nadia Ben Rachid
Director : Mohamed Ben Attia
Production company : NOMADIS Images - Dora Bouchoucha -
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Mohamed Ben Attia has directed five short films, including Selma, selected at the 2014 Clermont Ferrand Official Competition. His first feature film Hedi, Wind of Freedom, won two prizes at the 2016 Berlinale: Best First Film and Silver Bear for Best Actor.