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Cousins

A Short film by Lyes Salem

Produced by Dharamsala

Production year : 2004

    Synopsis

    Driss returns to spend a month's vacation in Algiers. He gets together with his parents, brother and cousins. He finds that the country of his childhood has changed a lot since he left. He meets Nedjma, a distant cousin who is a little shy and reserved. Her encounter with Driss stirs a desire for independence and freedom in her. But she's promised to Amrane, Driss's cousin...

    Actors (7)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Dharamsala

    Co-production :

    Sora Productions

    Photos

    Full credits (8)

    Executive Producer :

    Isabelle Madelaine

    Director of Photography :

    Nathanaël Louvet

    Editor :

    Florence Ricard

    Music Composer :

    Double Kanon (Groupe)

    Screenwriter :

    Lyes Salem

    Sound Recordist :

    Nicolas Provost

    Production Designer :

    Rym Attalaoui

    Costume designer :

    Soufi Fatiha

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Family, Countries

    Production language :

    Arabic

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2004

    Runtime :

    32 min

    Visa number :

    107.634

    Visa issue date :

    05/03/2004

    Production formats :

    Super 16

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Dolby DTS

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director

    News (2)

    Festival Selections (17)

    Ludwigsburg - European Short Film Biennale - 2005

    Ludwigsburg - European Short Film Biennale (Germany, 2005)

    Selection

    European Short Film Competition

    Cannes International Film Festival - 2005

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 2005)

    Selection

    Gras Savoye Prize for Best Producer and Director of a Short Film

    Larissa Mediterranean Festival of New Directors - 2005

    Larissa Mediterranean Festival of New Directors (Greece, 2005)

    Selection

    Mediterranean Competition

    Cork Film Festival (Corona) - 2004

    Cork Film Festival (Corona) (Ireland, 2004)

    Selection

    Out of Competition Program

    Locarno International Film Festival - 2004

    Locarno International Film Festival (Switzerland, 2004)

    Selection

    International Competition: Leopards of Tomorrow

    Vues d'Afrique Montréal Film Festival - 2004

    Vues d'Afrique Montréal Film Festival (Canada, 2004)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Awards (4)