Beauty and The Dogs

Tunisia, France, Sweden, 2017, 100 min.

Director

Kaouther Ben Hania

Producer

Habib Attia,
Nadim Cheikhrouha

Scenario

Kaouther Ben Hania

Rights Holder

Jour2Fête

DOP

Johan Holmquist

Cast

Mariam Al Ferjani, Ghanem Zrelli, Noomane Hamda, Mohamed Akkari, Chedly Arfaoui, Anissa Daoud, Mourad Gharsalli

Production

Cinetelefilms, Tanit Films

During a student party, Mariam, a young Tunisian woman, meets the mysterious Youssef and leaves with him.
A long night will begin, during which she’ll have to fight for her rights and her dignity. But how can Justice be made when it lies on the side of the tormentors?

HONORS
2017 Cannes IFF (France) – Un Certain Regard
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Kaouther Ben Hania - 1

Kaouther Ben Hania

Born in Sidi Bouzid (Tunisia). Graduated from the Ecole des Arts et du Cinéma in Tunis, then studied scriptwriting at La Fémis in Paris. She has a Research Masters in Film and Audiovisual Studies from the Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3. Her first feature film, CHALLAT OF TUNIS (2013), in 2014 participated in the competition program «Youth on the March» at the Minsk IFF «Listapad», opened the section ACID in Cannes and won her the Syndicat Français de la Critique de Cinéma prize at the Amien IFF.

Selected filmography

2017 Beauty and The Dogs

2013 Challat of Tunis

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