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The Silences of the Palace

Samt el qusur

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Directed by Moufida Tlatli
Tunisia, France, 1994
Drama

Synopsis

As Alia, the daughter of a beautiful servant Khedija, grows up in the Kings Palace at the end of the French colonial rule in Tunisia, she realizes the sexual favours required of her mother and other servants.

Synopsis

As Alia, the daughter of a beautiful servant Khedija, grows up in the Kings Palace at the end of the French colonial rule in Tunisia, she realizes the sexual favours required of her mother and other servants.

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The Silences of the PalaceDirected byMoufida Tlatli

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1994 | Special Mention: Golden Camera
Toronto International Film Festival
1994 | 2 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize

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