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ADIFF NY Presents: A Son (Un Fils)

ADIFF NY Presents: A Son (Un Fils)

Date(s) - 12/09/2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Cinepolis Chelsea


$20 USD
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by African Diaspora International Film Festival

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An intense family drama starring French-Tunisian actor Sami Bouajila, winner of the Orizzonti Award for Best Actor, Venice Film Festival 2019 and winner of the C├ęsar Awards, France for Best Actor in 2021.

11 year old Aziz needs a liver transplant after being seriously injured during a terrorist ambush while on holiday in 2011. At the hospital, a family secret will be revealed.

A drama that expertly captures complex human emotions within their socio-cultural, historical and political context. ~ Hollywood Reporter

Not many debuting directors are able to bring subtlety and depth to a heart-rending subject, which is just one reason why Mehdi M. Barsaoui’s superb “A Son” deserves significant attention. ~ Variety

It’s a film reminiscent of the work of Iranian master Asghar Farhadi [A Separation, The Salesman], full of twists and turns as it puts its characters in increasingly tragic situations. ~ Cineuropa

Directed by Mehdi Barsaoui, 96 minutes, 2019, Tunisia, drama in Arabic (with English subtitles)

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