The Blue InmatesJune 28, 2022
Costa Brava, LebanonJune 29, 2022
A Second Life
Synopsis: Gadeha happens to one day fall victim to a car accident and undergo a surgery. Penniless, his mother, receives help from Malika and Moez, a benevolent couple that offers to pay for the hospital fees and provides the destitute family with a roof.
Directors’ Biography: Anis Lassoued obtained his director’s diploma before he shot several documentary films for TV channels. In 2006, he made his first short fiction which won several international awards. In 2012, he shot a fiction Sabbat El Aïd, which won over 30 awards worldwide. Recently, he directed two documentaries Je suis ma République (2021) and Notre Semence (2022). A Second Life is his first feature narrative.
Director: Anis Lassoued
Duration: 93 minutes
Language: Arabic (Tunisia)
Subtitling: English and French
Screenplay: Chema Ben Chaabene, Anis Lassoued
Cast: Yassine Tormsi, Ahmad Zakaria Chiboub, Jamel Laroui, Chema BenChaabene Dorsaf Ouertatani, Anissa Lotfi, Lilia Zaidi, Mohamed Marga, Ahmed Amri
Cinematography: Amine Messadi , Adonis Nadhem Ramadhan
Editing: Kahena Attia, Sofiene Charrad
Production: Chema Ben Chaabene & Anis Lassoued
Awards: Jury Price -Special Mention - Cairo International Film Festival; Best Script Malmo Arab Film Festival; Best feature (Jerusalem Arab Film Festival)
Début Status: Jordanian Première