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The Other Wife (working title)

Spring Grants 2022 - Development Stage

Meriem Mesraoua / Feature Narrative / France, Algeria, Qatar / 90 min / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Drama

Synopsis

By adopting extreme measures to save the illusory refuge of her marriage, Salima is confronted with the fragility of her long-preserved image.

Credits

Director
Meriem Mesraoua
Screenwriter
Meriem Mesraoua, Matthieu Taponier
Producer
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).

Contacts

  • Main Contact

    François D'Artemare

    Company: 
    Les Films de l'Après-Midi
    Email: 
    contact@films-am.com

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