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Hedi (2016)




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Actor Majd Mastoura makes pouting, uptight Hedi a completely unpredictable force in the film, while director Mohamed Ben Attia subtly weaves the seismic social changes brought on by the Arab Spring into this sly, poignant drama.

June 15, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Quiet but pungent and featuring vibrant performances, it offers further evidence that the rebirth of Tunisian cinema is underway, and after its bow in Berlin competition it should find welcoming art film slots.

February 9, 2017 | Full Review…

Tunisian cinema is on a roll this season, and Hedi has the maturity (together with the Berlinale placement and the Dardenne brothers attached as co-producers) to successfully work the arthouse niche internationally.

February 9, 2017 | Full Review…

A classic theme - the dichotomy between tradition and freedom, between the security of the established and the risk of the unknown - appears here with a fresh and sensitive look. [Full review in Spanish]

November 1, 2017 | Full Review…

An emotional portrait of how anxiety works, the yearning for freedom, and the deep fear of change. [Full review in Spanish]

February 17, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

A film has the singularity of focusing on male suffocation in a society of Muslim tradition, compared to many other recent films that have chosen to attend the situation of women in similar contexts. [Full review in Spanish]

February 17, 2017 | Full Review…

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