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“Tunisia. A word I have trouble articulating, when I want to tell it to my son.”

Dhia, 29 years old, left Tunisia after having taken part in the Revolution. Exiled to France, he’s worried about transmitting his stuttering to Elia, his two year old son. Soon, the issue isn’t managing a fluent speech so much as figuring how to talk to Elia about Tunisia.

Visions du réel 2024

Prix - Sélection officielle

Technical specs


Duration : 1h20

Year : 2021

Genre : Documentary

Director : Dhia Jerbi 

Screenplay : Dhia Jerbi et Aude Thuries

Production : GoGoGo Films - La société du sensible
Co-production : Henia Production

Financing : Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Aide à la coproduction franco-tunisienne CNC – CNCI, Lauréat de la bourse documentaire Jean-Luc Lagardère, lauréat du prix Robert Bosch Stiftung, résidence Sud écriture, forum de coproduction Millenium.

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