Sat 3 Jul

A Son

Cert. tbc

Festivals & Series

SAFAR Film Festival

Un Fils

96 mins

in Arabic and French with EN subs

TUN/FRA/LEB/QAT | 2020 | dir. Mehdi Barsaoui, with Sami Bouajila, Najla Ben Abdallah, Youssef Khemiri

“Superb” – Variety

Tunisia, summer 2011. A holiday to the Southern country ends in disaster for Fares, Meriem and their 10-year old son Aziz, when he is accidentally shot in an ambush. His injury will change the family’s lives forever and lead to the discovery of a long-buried secret. Will Aziz and their relationship survive?

Starring Cesar- and Cannes Best Actor Award-winning Sami Bouajila as Fares, A Son is the debut feature-length film of Mehdi M. Barsaoui. It received its World Premiere at the 76th Venice International Film Festival.

Sat 3 July 8.35pm

Sami Bouajila Double Bill : Book A Son and The Blessed for £20, £10 for 25 and Under members

Presented as part of the SAFAR Film Festival: Generational Encounters in Arab Cinema


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