A son

A son

Mehdi M.BARSAOUI - Tunisia


Tunisia, summer 2011. Fares and Meriem are living some happy days with Aziz, their 11 year old son. During a stay in the south of the country, an event changes the course of their lives. As a race against the clock starts, long-buried truths begin to reemerge.

Film details

Gender : Fiction
Duration : 96 min
Year of production : 2019
Country : Tunisia
Casting : Sami Bouajila - Najla Ben Abdallah
Screenwriter : Mehdi M.Barsaoui
Cinematography : Antoine Héberlé
Editor : Camille Toubkis
Director : Mehdi M.BARSAOUI
Production company : Cinétéléfilms - Dolce Vita Films


Graduated of ISAMM Tunis and DAMS Bologna. He has made three short films, noticed and awarded at several international festivals. His first feature film A Son won the Interfilm Award and Best Actor in Orizzonti section of Venice Film Festival 2019.