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Under The Fig Trees

Director:
N/A
Country:
France, Germany, Qatar
Genres:
Producer:
Language:
Arabic
Length:
min
Writer:
Year:
2022
Edition
RIFF 2022

Under The Fig Trees

92 Minutes | Tunisia, France, Switzerland, Germany, Qatar | 2022

Synopsis

Among the trees, young women and men working the summer harvest develop new feelings, flirt, try to understand each other, find – and flee – deeper connections.

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Director’s Bio

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Erige Sehiri is a French-Tunisian director and producer. With her own production company, HENIA, she develops Tunisian author driven documentaries distinguished at VISIONS DU REEL, IDFA, CINEMED…In 2018, her breakout feature documentary, RAILWAY MEN, remained six weeks in Tunisian theaters. In 2021, she wrote, directed and produced her first fiction feature, Under The Fig Trees, which won several post-production awards at the Venice International Film Festival (Final Cut in Venice). She then joined the selection of the 54th Quinzaine des Réalisateurs at Cannes 2022.

Film Details

  • Year:
    2022
  • Genres:
  • Runtime:
    92 Minutes
  • Languages:
    Arabic
  • Countries:
    Tunisia, France, Switzerland, Germany, Qatar
  • Premiere:
    Nordic Premiere
  • Edition:
    RIFF 2022
  • Director:
    Erige SEHIRI
  • Screenwriter:
    Erige Sehiri, Ghalya LACROIX, Peggy HAMANN
  • Producer:
    Erige SEHIRI, Didar Dohmeri
  • Cast:
    Fide FDHILI, Feten FDHILI, Ameni FDHILI, Samar SIFI, Leila OUHEBI, Hneya Ben ELHEDI SBAHI, Gaith MENDASSI, Abdelhak MRABTI, Fedi BEN ACHOUR, Firas AMRI

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