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Le Secret de Fatima

A Short film by Karim Bensalah

Produced by Les Films du Sirocco

Production year : 2004

    Synopsis

    Algiers, 1998, at the end of the terrorist period. Fatima, 54, lives in neighborhood torn apart by domestic violence and acts of political revenge. She lives alone and isolated. She seems to want to have no part of what's going on. But this apparent indifference hides a secret.

    Actors (4)

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films du Sirocco

    Full credits (7)

    Executive Producer :

    Jean Vincenti

    Screenwriter :

    Karim Bensalah

    Sound recordists :

    Lionel Garbarini, Hugues Peyret

    Production Designer :

    Mourad Saïdi

    Author of original work :

    Marie-Ange Poyet

    Director of Photography :

    Pascal Lagriffoul

    Editor :

    Julien Duveau

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Psychological drama

    Themes :

    War, Religion

    Production language :

    French, Arabic

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2004

    Runtime :

    30 min

    Visa number :

    105.954

    Visa issue date :

    07/05/2004

    Production formats :

    Super 16

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director

    Festival Selections (9)

    Awards

    Vues d'Afrique Montréal Film Festival - 2004

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

    Awards

    Special Mention from the Fiction Film Jury