• Amel & les fauves (Streams)
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2021
Format : Feature
Running time : 122 (in minutes)

Amel, wrongly accused, is released from prison after a case of adultery and prostitution. In the underworld of Tunis, she searches for her missing son Moumen. In the course of her journey, Amel comes face to face with a Tunisian society in free fall.

Amel works in a factory in Tunis. She lives with her alcoholic husband, Tahar, a former local football star, and their only son, Moumen, a talented football goalie. To convince the factory boss to provide a piston for her son, Amel betrays her colleagues who are on strike. Amel meets the piston: Adel, a businessman who takes advantage of the situation and abuses Amel. But the police arrest them, the scandal goes viral and Amel is accused of adultery. Released after a few months in prison, Amel searches for her son in the underworld and has to deal with a Tunisian society in free fall.

A film by Mehdi HMILI

starring Afef Ben Mahmoud, Iheb Bouyahia, Zaza, Sarah Hannachi, Baccar Slim, Noomen Hamda, Fakher Wahchy.

Tunisia / Luxembourg / France, 2021, Fiction, 2h02, DCP 2K · Color · o.v. Arabic

Second Feature

Genre: Social Drama
Languages: Arabic
Subtitles: French / English
Format: HD
Sound: 5.1
Duration: 122 min
Countries: Tunisia, France, Luxembourg
Year: 2021

Streams interweaves three themes that have always haunted me: family, violence and love. Through them, I try to describe and translate the complex existence of a mother and her son.
- Mehdi Hmili

Moufida Fedhila, Mehdi Hmili

Executive producer
Moufida Fedhila

Donato Rotunno, Elise André, Marie-Pierre Macia, Claire Gadéa, Yasmine Dhoukar, Ramy Allam

Director: Mehdi Hmili
Screenplay: Mehdi Hmili
Image: Ikbal Arafa
Sound: Aymen Labidi, Maher Abbes, Nicolas Leroy, Angelo Dos Santos, Michel Schillings
Decors: Nahla Smati
Costumes: Emna Barhoumi
Make-up: Hajer Bouhaouala
Editing: Ghalia Lacroix and Hafedh Laridhi
Music: Amine Bouhafa

Iheb Bouyahia,
Sarah Hannachi,
Baccar Slim,
Noomen Hamda,
Fakher Wahchy

Produced by
Yol Film House (TN)

Co-produced by
* MPM Film (FR) ///
* Tarantula Luxembourg (LU) /// ///
* Clandestino Production ///
* Allam Film ///

Sales Agent for Arabic countries : Mad Solutions

Official Selection - Concorso Cineasti del presente (Première mondiale / World Premiere) /// 74th Locarno Film Festival 2021


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