Plage des enfants perdus (La)

  • Plage des enfants perdus (La)
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title : Chateh Al Atfal Ad-daine
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 1991
Format : Feature
Running time : 88 (in minutes)

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Mina doesn't come out to play on the beach with the other kids anymore. She has disappeared, locked up by her father who's hiding her from the world, because Mina is pregnant. Her lover cannot sort this out, she killed him and buried him under a salt mountain on the beach. Her father locked her up but his love for her increases. His second wife, known as being infertile, takes revenge by showing off a fake pregnancy in the village streets. But the small community is too nosey, secrets are too hard to hide. So Mina won't surrender to the laws of tradition when her child is born, she will find the strength to scream the truth to the whole village. 

Language : Arabic (French subtitles)

With : FERHATI, Souad /  TIMOUD, Mohamed / LOUKILI, Fatima / AL ARBI EL AL YACOUBI / AL ARBI HAZZAN, Mohamed / ZAKARIA, Nezha / AL ZIYANI, Safya / AL MRABAT, Ahmad
Director of photography : AZEVEDO, Gilberto 
Editing : PERREY, Nathalie
Music : ALLAM, Djamel
Production : Ministère des Affaires Etrangères (France), FAS (France) 

Update : 09.03.1999

Festivals : NANTES 1991
JCC 1992

In theatres : 21/10/1992



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