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The Blessed

Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage
Current project status: COMPLETED

/ Feature Narrative / Algeria, France, Belgium, Qatar / 2017 / 100 min / Original Language: Arabic, French

Synopsis

Algiers, a few years after the Civil War. Amal and Samir have decided to celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary in a restaurant. While on route to their destination, they trade their views on Algeria: Amal speaks of lost illusions and Samir about the need to cope with them. Meanwhile, the couple’s son Fahim and his friends are wandering about in a hostile Algiers, the city that is about to steal their youth.

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Production Company Profile

Ever since Liaison Cinématographique was founded in 2003, the company has committed itself to developing an eclectic editorial line, favoring singular, diverse cinematic approaches, and combining artistic ambition and potential in the marketplace. For this, Liaison Cinématographique turned very early on to European co-productions, which has opened up a new window of opportunities for financing and distribution.

Awards and Festival History


Awards

Orizzonti Award for Best Actress (Lyna Khoudri), the Brian Award and the Lina Mangiacapre Award, Venice Int’l Film Festival 2017, Orizzonti (WP)

Contacts

  • Director

    Sofia Djama

    Phone: 
    00213696192329
    Email: 
    sofiadjama@gmail.com

  • Main Contact

    Serge Zeitoun

    Company: 
    Liaison Cinematographique
    Phone: 
    +33143570701
    Email: 
    info@liaisoncinema.fr

  • Production Company

    Liaison Cinematographique

    Company: 
    Liaison Cinematographique
    Phone: 
    +33143570701
    Email: 
    cr@liaisoncinema.fr

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