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Ala Eddine Slim / Feature Narrative / Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Qatar / 2016 / 92 min / Colour / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Drama, Social Issues, Immigration


N crosses the desert to North Africa, intending to obtain illegal passage to Europe. After he is robbed, he finds himself alone in Tunisia. Eventually, he decides to make the sea crossing on his own; he steals a boat and sets off, but the boat shuts down in open water. From that moment on, N experiences his crossing in a unique way. He is confronted by the forces of Nature, and by his own humanity.


Ala Eddine Slim
Ala Eddine Slim
Mohammed Ismail Louati
Production Company
Exit Productions
Production Company
Exit Productions

About the Director

Ala Eddine Slim is a Tunisian filmmaker. He graduated from Tunisia’s Higher Institute of Multimedia Arts of Manouba. His end-of-studies project, entitled ‘The Night of the Dreamers’ won an award at the National Amateur Film Festival of Kélibia in 2004. In 2005, Slim co-founded Exit Productions, which produced his first professional short film, ‘The Fall’ (2007). The film was selected for several international festivals and was broadcast on two European television channels. In 2008, as part of a summer internship at La Fémis, he directed the short documentary ‘One Night Among the Others’. 'Tlamess' is his most recent film, and a Franco-Tunisian co-production.

Awards and Festival History


Lisbon and Estoril Film Festival 2016
La Cinematheque de Toulouse, Settimana Internazionale della Critica
Cairo International Film Festival 2016, Critics Week
Rotterdam International Film Festival 2017, Bright Future

Tubingen Arab Film Festival 2016


Luigi De Laurentiis Award for First Feature and Prize for the Best Technical Contribution, Venice Film Festival 2016, Critics' Week (WP)
Tanit d'Or for First Film and Best Cinematography (Amine Messadi), Carthage Film Festival 2016


  • Director

    Ala Eddine Slim

    Exit Productions
    +216 713 48038 / +216 229 05811
  • Main Contact

    Mohamed Ismail Louati

    Utopia Films

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