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Four Daughters

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Kaouther Ben Hania / FR, TN, DE, SA, CY, 2023 / 108 min.

Intriguing mix of documentary and fiction: director Ben Hania reconstructs the disappearance of two radicalised Tunisian sisters on the basis of interviews with their other sisters and mother who were left behind, with actors playing the missing sisters. Is It possible to put pain into words?

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Mother Olfa Hamrouni and her younger daughters Eya and Tayssir are mourning the disappearance of her two eldest daughters, Ghofrane and Rahma. They became radicalised and joined Islamic State extremists in Syria. Will the two older sisters ever return home?

Preliminary film

Before the screening of Four Daughters, you will see the short film Still Life with Woman, Tea and Letter (2') from 2022 by Tess Martin from Eye's Korte Film Poule. This stop-motion animation invites us to think about our relationship to time, portraying a woman caught in the middle.

Details

Scenes from this movie may cause fearThis movie contains scenes of violenceThis movie contains scenes of explicit discriminationPersons under 12 years must be accompanied by an adultThis movie contains foul language

Director

Kaouther Ben Hania

Production year

2023

Country

FR, TN, DE, SA, CY

Original title

Les filles d'Olfa

Length

108 min.

Language

French, Arabic, English

Subtitles

NLD of ENG

Format

DCP

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