“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