The Other Wife (working title)
Spring Grants 2022 - Development Stage
By adopting extreme measures to save the illusory refuge of her marriage, Salima is confronted with the fragility of her long-preserved image.
- Meriem Mesraoua
- Meriem Mesraoua, Matthieu Taponier
- François d'Artemare
- Production Company
- Les Films de l'Après-Midi
About the Director
Meriem Mesraoua grew up between Algeria, France and Qatar. A graduate of Northwestern University, her work explores issues of identity, power dynamics, and the internalized gaze. In 2020, her short film 'À Fleur de Peau' ('Under Her Skin') debuted at the Venice Film Festival. Meriem is currently developing her first feature film, 'The Other Wife' (working title).