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Longer Will Be The Night

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Latifa Said / Feature Narrative / Algeria, France, Qatar / 90 min / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Arthouse, Psychological Drama


Nora learns that the Algerian government is planning to compensate victims of rape from during the civil war. She travels to Algeria, but without a medical certificate, it is impossible for her to prove her case and gain justice. Instead, she must find witnesses to her rape, while making peace with her family and revealing to her son Réda the harrowing truth, that he was the result of a brutal assault.


Latifa Said
Latifa Said
Richard Djoudi

About the Director

Photographer, Latifa Said made her first short documentary, 'Au revoir les Enfants' (Atelier FranceDoc) in 2011, and 'Douce France', in 2012. After winning the 1st Sirar Award in Aubagne with her screenplay, she directed the short film 'Jours Intranquilles' (2016), produced by Le Grec and awarded in several festivals. In 2017, she made a second short, 'Terrain Vague' shot in 35 mm and presented in world premiere at the festival of Vila do Conde.Since then, the short film was selected in more than 50 festivals around the world, winning 12 prizes, including Best Film and Best Director.


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