Beauty and the Dogs

2017/Color/100 mins/Tunisia, France, Sweden, Norway, Lebanon, Qatar, Switzerland




Category Cinema International
Director Kaouther Ben Hania
Producer Habib Attia and Nadim Cheikhrouha
Screenplay Kaouther Ben Hania
Cinematography Johan Holmquist
Editor Nadia Ben Rachid
Music Amine Bouhafa
Set Moncef Hakouna
Costume Nedra Gribaa
Cast Mariam Al Ferjani (Mariam), Ghanem Zrelli (Youssef), Noomane Hamda (Chedli), Mohamed Akkari (Lamjed), Chedly Arfaoui (Mounir), Anissa Daoud (Faiza), Mourad Gharsalli (Lassaad)
Production Company Cinetelefilms and Tanit Films
World Sales Jour2fete
Festival/Awards Festival De Cannes 2017

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.

Director:
Kaouther Ben Hania
A director and screenwriter, Kaouther Ben Hania was born in Sidi Bouzid (Tunisia). Following film studies at the Ecole des Arts et du Cinema in Tunis, she studied scriptwriting at La Femis in Paris. She has a Research Masters in Film and Audiovisual Studies from the Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3.

Selected Filmography:
Challat of Tunis (2014)