S is a young soldier in the Tunisian desert. When his mother dies, he gets a week’s leave and goes back home. But he never returns to the barracks and becomes the target of a manhunt through the backstreets of his working-class neighborhood, before vanishing into the mountains. Several years later, F, a young woman married to a rich businessman, finds out that she’s pregnant. One morning, she leaves her luxurious villa and disappears into the forest.

Around The World in 14 Films 2019, presented by Vincenzo Bugno – in the presence of the director Ala Eddine Slim

In cooperation with the World Cinema Fund (WCF) of the Berlinale


+++ Berlin Premiere +++

OT: Tlamess
Director: Alaeddine Slim
Screenplay: Alaeddine Slim
Country: Tunisia, France 2019
Production: Still Moving, Exit Productions
Cast: Abdullah Miniawy, Souhir Ben Amara, Khaled Ben Aissa
Length: 120 min.
Language: Arab OV / English subtitles
Distribution Germany: /
Festivals: Cannes, Hamburg, Busan, Viennale, Thessaloniki, MedFilm Festival Rom etc.
Awards: Thessaloniki Meet the Neighbours – Golden Alexander, MedFilm Festival Rom Best Diretor