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8 Ratings

YEMA

Directed by Djamila Sahraoui
Algeria, 2012
Drama

Synopsis

A small abandoned house, isolated in the Algerian countryside. Here Ouardia has buried her son Tarik, a soldier possibly killed by his own brother Ali, leader of an Islamist group. In this atmosphere, tense with pain and brittle with drought, life will little by little reassert itself.

Synopsis

A small abandoned house, isolated in the Algerian countryside. Here Ouardia has buried her son Tarik, a soldier possibly killed by his own brother Ali, leader of an Islamist group. In this atmosphere, tense with pain and brittle with drought, life will little by little reassert itself.

YemaDirected byDjamila Sahraoui

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
2012
Dubai International Film Festival
2012 | Winner: Best Director - Feature (FIPRESCI Prize)

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