Brotherhood (2019)

Tunisia / Canada / Qatar / Sweden – 2018

Director:  Meryam Joobeur
Screenplay:  Meryam Joobeur
Runtime:  25′
Cast:  Salha Nasraoui, Mohammed Houcine Grayaa, Malek Mechergui, Chaker Mechergui, Rayen Mechergui, Jasmin Lazid
Editing:  Anouk Deschênes
Cinematography:  Vincent Gonneville
Sound:  Théo Porcet, Jean-David Perron, Aymen Laabidi, Cult Nation
Production:  Cinetelefilms, Midi la Nuit
Sales:  Travelling, les films qui voyagent, Alexandre Dostie
Language:  Arabic
Awards: Best Canadian Short (Toronto International Film Festival 2018), Best Canadian Short, Public Prize (Festival du Nouveau Cinéma 2018), Tanit D’or – Best Fiction Short (Journées Cinématographiques de Carthage 2018), Zbk Audience Award (Winterthur International Short Film Festival 2018), Audience Award (Festival Images en Vues 2018), Methexis Award Best Short (MedFilm Festival 2018), Best Canadian Short (FICFA 2018), Shortwork Award, Awfj Eda Best Female-Directed Short Award (Whistler Film Festival 2018)  

After years spent fighting for Isis, Malik returns home to shepherd father with a wife who is hiding a mysterious past under her  veil. The lack of dialogue between father and son and pride prevent a real reconciliation and forgiveness. If the younger brothers welcome them back happily, the father becomes increasingly suspicious…

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