Bik Eneich / A SON
Drama | Tunisia / France / Lebanon / Qatar | 2019 | 96 MIN.
BY Mehdi M. Barsaoui
Tunisia, summer 2011. The holiday to Southern country ends in disaster for Fares, Meriem and their 10-year old son Aziz when he is accidentally shot in an ambush. His injury will change their lives as Aziz needs a liver transplant, which leads to the discovery of a long-buried secret. Will Aziz and their relationship survive?
Cast Sami Bouajila, Najla Ben Abdallah, Youssef Khemiri
Cairo International Film Festival Salah Abu Seif Award – Best Artistic Contribution
Cairo International Film Festival Saad Eldin Wahba Award – Best Arabic Film
Hainan International Film Festival Golden Coconut for the Best Actor
Hainan International Film Festival Golden Coconut for the Best Screenwriter
Hamburg Film Festival Young Talent Award – Best Feature Film
Venice Film Festival Venice Horizons Award – Best Actor for Sami Bouajila