Beyond the rivers

  • Par-delà les rivières (Bîn El' Widyène)
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title : Bîn el'widyène | Between the Valleys
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2006
Format : Feature
Running time : 85 (in minutes)

It tells the story of a girl who runs away from an arranged marriage on the eve of her wedding to be with her sweetheart.

Compelled to marry her cousin Ikbal, Aïcha decides to run away on her wedding day with Mahdi, the young man se loves most. A ruthless hunt take place leading them to spots, that bring back memories they reach the very origin of their separation. The dramatic end of Ikbal can only be the fatal outcome.

A film by Khaled al-Barsawi, Tunisia

(Fiction ; 85 min ; 35 mm ; VO french subtitles)
Screenplay & Direction réalisation: Khaled W. BARSAOUI
Cast : Ahmed Hafiène, Nadia Boucetta et Moez G'diri
Photo/Cinematography : Belgacem JELLITI
Musique/Music: Rabii ZAMMOURI
Montage/Editing: Arbi BEN ALI
Son/sound: Moez CHEIKH

Release : September 6, 2006.
World Premiere during the Hammamet Summer Festival (Tunisia):


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