19 movies

Where to Invade Next

December 23, 2015

To understand firsthand what the United States of America can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully “invades” some to see what they have to offer.

Scoundrel in White

October 10, 1972

Jean-Paul Belmondo plays Paul, a former womanizer who marries the head of the medical department's "unattractive" daughter Christine because he thinks attractive women can't be trusted and make poor wives. A car accident leaves him bedridden and he begins to miss his playboy days, when Christine's bombshell sister Martine arrives and Paul decides he must have her. He begins drugging Christine at night so he can sneak out to kill of Martine's many suitors one by one.

Man of Ashes

January 1, 1985

In the ensuing days before his wedding bridegroom Hachemi faces both the anxieties of the future and the shadows of the past. His best friend, Farfat, is the topic of street graffiti and local gossip, which calls his manhood into question. This ripples out to affect Hachemi for, unbeknownst to anyone, as apprenticed youths they were molested by Ameur, the local carpenter. Farfat is banished from his father's home and the shared secret between the two friends threatens to undo more than just the wedding, but their very lives.

The story of the sexual development of a filmmaker through three stages of his life.

The Last of Us

August 22, 2018

N is coming from the desert to reach the north of Africa and make an illegal crossing to Europe. Alone in Tunisia, he decides to cross the solitary sea. He steals a boat and begins his journey, but it soon sinks into the water. From that moment, N embarks in a special and unique voyage: he discovers different and infinite spaces, makes intense and fleeting encounters, and meets another altered image of himself.

Misunderstood

May 31, 1984

A workaholic father becomes sole parent to his 2 young sons, and finds it hard to relate to them, consumed as he is with his own grief.

Freedom For The Wolf

June 12, 2017

The Real Story of Fake Democracy. Filmed over three years in five countries, FREEDOM FOR THE WOLF is an epic investigation into the new regime of illiberal democracy. From the young students of Hong Kong, to a rapper in post-Arab Spring Tunisia and the viral comedians of Bollywood, we discover how people from every corner of the globe are fighting the same struggle. They are fighting against elected leaders who trample on human rights, minorities, and their political opponents.

The Girl from Carthage

January 2, 1924

In 1922, Albert Samama Chikly, a Tunisian Jew, made the first Tunisian fiction film, a short entitled Zohra made, and then the first Tunisian feature film, Ain el-Ghezal ou la fille de Carthage (The Girl from Carthage), in 1924, a remarkable achievement when African filmmaking in general was almost non-existant. Both films starred his daughter, who continued acting in Tunisian films into the 1990s.

Women Are Like That

April 23, 1938

A typical Francis vehicle of the time was Women are Like That, in which the star is cast as businesswoman Claire King, the daughter of a powerful advertising executive. When Claire marries humble copywriter Bill Landin (Pat O'Brien), she wants to use her influence to help her husband get ahead, but he will have none of it. Claire's persistence and Bill's stubbornness almost leads to a parting of the ways.

A story about the migration from Sicily to Tunisy over the unity of Italy.

Hell Squad

June 1, 1958

During World War II, a squad of five American soldiers become lost in Tunisia and are killed one by one in fights with German units. Finally only one man, Private Russo, is left, in the midst of a mine field, together with a German officer, locked in a stalemate. Russo has water, while the German claims to have a map revealing the mine positions. So Russo agrees to swap water for the map, but the German officer tries to double-cross him. This was Burt Topper's debut film, made on 16mm on weekends together with some friends in Indio, California. It was also Wally Campo's debut film, as well as script supervisor Joyce King's.

Marinette torna a casa

February 7, 2014

Marinette Pendola is a writer born in Tunisia, but her parents come from sicily. Her Grangrandfather left Sciacca, a town near Agrigento.

Zohra

January 1, 1922

Saved from shipwreck, a little girl is taken into the protection of the North-African tribal chief and named "Zohra".

Tunis By Night

September 23, 2017

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Journey to Tataouine

December 29, 2017

Dr. David West Reynolds, archaeologist and a New York Times #1 best-selling Star Wars author, learned in 1995 that the original Star Wars filming locations used for Luke Skywalker's home planet of Tatooine had become lost forever. Not even Lucasfilm, producers of the Star Wars movies knew where they were anymore. This documentary follows Dr. West Reynolds journey to Tunisia in search of the locations behind that made up the alien home world of Luke Skywalker.

Four women meet at Dar Joued on the eve of Independence. With different ages and social conditions, they are condemned to live together under the authority and injustice of their jailer: "El Jaida". They will share memories of the outside world, joy, emotions and distress of their daily lives.

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The Trip To Tunis

September 1, 2007

Retracing the trip to Tunisia that painter Paul Klee took in 1914, Tunisian filmmaker and painter Nacer Khemir leads viewers on a journey of discovery into Arabian culture.

The Balad of Mamelouk

January 2, 1992

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