The Daughter of Keltoum (La Fille de Keltoum) (2002)

The Daughter of Keltoum (La Fille de Keltoum)

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Mehdi Charef directs this gritty drama about the difficulties of being a women in the strict patriarchal societies of Northern Africa. The film centers on Rallia, abandoned by her mother as a baby and raised by a foster family in Switzerland, who is returning to her birth village for the first time to look for her mother. There she learns from her grandfather that her mother, Keltoum, works in a hotel in the city, returning to the village on Fridays. Rallia soon sheds her western designer … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By: ,
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On DVD: Jun 20, 2006
Runtime:

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Critic Reviews for The Daughter of Keltoum (La Fille de Keltoum)

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | June 3, 2006
Time Out
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Bleak but beautiful road movie about two Berber women in Algeria.

Full Review… | June 12, 2006
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Audience Reviews for The Daughter of Keltoum (La Fille de Keltoum)

At first I didn't know if I would like this film at all, but it really touched my heart...especially in the end. It took me on a journey, and I was swept in. A good & memorable film.

itsjustme2004
Cynthia S.

Super Reviewer

A riveting, raw movie. It actually stirred me enough to leave me a bit teary-eyed, which is extremely rare for me. I may be naive, but I didn't expect the ending at all. Loved this.

marevalo83
Mariana Arevalo

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