Amel works in a factory in Tunis. She lives with her alcoholic husband Tahar, a former local football player, and their only son Moumen, a talented teenage football goalkeeper. The mother meets Imed, who claims to help Moumen with his career. But the wealthy businessman takes advantage of the situation and abuses her. The police catch them. 

Screenplay: Mehdi Hmili

Cinematography: Ikbal Arafa

Editing: Ghalya Lacroix

Cast: Afef Ben Mahmoud, Iheb Bouyahia, Zaza, Sarah Hannachi

Producer: Moufida Fedhila, Mehdi Hmili

Production: Yol Film House

Mehdi Hmili

Tunisian director, screenwriter and producer. Studied cinema in Paris and directed three short films in France. In 2016 he released his first feature “Thala Mon Amour”, a love story that takes place during the Tunisian revolution. He co-founded Yol Film House with Moufida Fedhila in Tunis and produced several award-winning fiction films and documentaries. In 2019 he participated in La Fabrique of Cinémas du Monde at Cannes Film Festival with the feature documentary Fouledh. His second feature film Streams participated in official selection and world premiere at the 74th Locarno Film Festival.

MENA Premiere

Tunisia, Luxembourg, France

Fiction, 2021, Color, 122 min

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Mehdi Hmili