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Brotherhood

Duration
25 min
Mohamed, a shepherd living in the Tunisian countryside with his wife and two sons, is deeply disturbed by the return from Syria of his elder son Malik, accompanied by a mysterious wife. The tension between the two men gradually builds until things reach breaking point.

Direction, screenplay: Meryam Joobeur (Canada, 2018)
Cast: Salha Nasraoui (Salha), Mohamed Houcine Grayaa (Mohamed), Malek Mechergui (Malik), Chaker Mechergui (Chaker), Rayene Mechergui (Rayene), Jasmin Lazid (Reem)
Genre: drama
Awards: nomination (Oscars 2020), Best Canadian short (TIFF 2018), Best short (Journées cinématographiques de Carthage 2018)