Golden Clogs (The)

  • Sabots en or (Les)
© DR
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title : Plates of Gold | Los cascos de oro [Spain]
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 1988
Format : Feature
Running time : 104 (in minutes)

Youssef Soltane, a 45 year-old Tunisian intellectual, is the product of a generation that lived the era of euphoria and great ideologies in the sixties, and their subsequent failure. He was incarcerated and tortured for his political opinions. Furthermore, his relationship with Zineb, a young, beautiful bourgeois, only brings him more trouble. During one long winter night, Youssef wanders in search of an emotional haven, prey to all the questions that flood his memory.

It deals with political persecution, political abuse. The filmmaker took his story in the prison. It is a live experience which shows the injustice. Meanwhile, we have to talk about shame and bad things to the entire world, and then we can heal the wounds. That because our present and our future are being monopolized by our past.

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ESPAÑOL
Youssef Soltane, un intelectual tunecino de 45 años, es el producto de una generación que conoció los periodos de euforia de las grandes ideologías de los años sesenta y su fracaso. Fue encarcelado y torturado por sus opiniones políticas. Más aún, una tumultuosa relación con Zineb, una joven y guapa burguesa, solo le trae problemas. Durante una larga noche de invierno, Youssef deambula sin rumbo en busca de un refugio afectivo, presa de todos los interrogantes que acuden a su memoria.

DIRECTOR: Nouri Bouzid
GENERO: Ficción
PAÍS: Túnez
AÑO: 1988
CARACTERÍSTICAS: 104' - 35mm - Color - Árabe - Subtitulado español

Dirección / Réalisation / Director: Nouri Bouzid
Producción / Production / Producer: Ahmed Bahaeddine Attia (Cinétéléfilms)
Guión / Scénario / Screenplay: Nouri Bouzid
Fotografía / Image / Cinematography: Youssef Ben Youssef
Sonido / Son / Sound: Faouzi Thabet
Música / Musique / Music: Anouar Brahem
Montaje / Montage / Editing: Kahéna Attia
Intérpretes / Interprètes / Cast: Hichem Rostrom, Hammadi Zarrouk, Michet Krifa, Chedia Azouz

PREMIOS
Valencia 1989
Cine Africano, Khouribga, 1990

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