Le fil (The String) (2009)

Le fil (The String)


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A man inadvertently reveals his secret life to his mother in this gay-themed drama. Malik (Antonin Stahly-Vishwanadan) was born and raised in Tunisia; his father Abdelaziz (Lotfi Dziri) was a wealthy North African while his mother Sara (Claudia Cardinale) was a beautiful French émigré. Malik lives in Paris and has a successful career as an architect; far from home, he also feels free to live his life as an openly gay man without having to discuss it with his parents. When Abdelaziz dies … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Gay & Lesbian
Directed By:
Written By: Mehdi Ben Attia, Olivier Laneurie
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 18, 2010



as Abdelaziz
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A modern look at gay life in Tunisia. I loved that the film makers didn't create a character that felt duty above happiness was the way to go. Thoroughly enjoyable and a good intro to the hot Salim Kechiouche.


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