I Still Hide to Smoke / À mon âge je me cache encore pour fumer

I Still Hide to Smoke / À mon âge je me cache encore pour fumer

Director: Rayhana /France|Algeria|Greece/90/Arabic|French/2017

smokeSynopsis Fathima, a strong- minded woman, is the lead masseuse of a hammam in Algiers. This is 1995 and the situation is tense in the capital .The day ahead promises to be hectic for all, and for Fathima in particular. She also witnesses a terrorist attack. At the hammam Fathima should feel better, but the atmosphere proves electric in her small enclosed world .She has great difficulty in maintaining order. Then Meriem a sixteen-year-old pregnant girl comes to take shelter at the hammam as her brother is chasing her.

Direction , screenplay & editing  Rayhana,
Producer Michele ray-gavras,
Photography Olympia mytilinaiou , mohamed tayeblaggoune
Music Anne-sophie versnaeyen
Cast  Hiam abbass, fadila, belkebla, nadia kaci, nassima benchicou, sarah layssac ,maymouna, lina soualem, faroudja amazit ,biyouna

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

  • Best Debutant Feature -Radiance Film Fest 2017
  • Audience Award -Thessaloniki Film Festival 2017
Director: Rayhana

Director: Rayhana

 

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