The life of Olfa, a Tunisian mother of four daughters, oscillates between light and shadow. One day, her two eldest children disappear.
daughters. Director Kaouther Ben Hania uses professional actresses to compensate for their absence.
This sets in motion an extraordinary movie mechanism that reveals the story of Olfa and her daughters.
An intimate journey full of hope, rebellion and violence begins, in the course of which tradition, generational conflicts and sisterhood come to the fore.
and the foundations of our society are questioned.

France, Tunisia, Germany,
Saudi Arabia 2023
Director: Kaouther Ben Hania
Cast: Hend Sabri, Olfa Hamrouni, Eya Chikhaoui, Tayssir Chikhaoui and others.
110 min. | Arabic. Original language

Kaouther Ben Hania studied in Tunis and Paris at the universities La Fémis and Sorbonne. Her short films have been shown at many international
and received numerous awards. She celebrated her first official selection in 2023 with OLFAS TÖCHTER
premiered at the Cannes International Film Festival and received the main prize for Best International Film, the Arri Award, at the Munich Film Festival 2023.

Her film THE MAN WHO SOLD HIS SKIN, which will be released in 2021
was nominated at the Oscars as the Tunisian entry.


25 Jan 2024


19:15 Uhr - 21:15 Uhr


Karlstor Cinema
Marlene-Dietrich-Platz 3, 69126 Heidelberg
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