A Son (Bik Eneich: Un Fils)

A Son (Bik Eneich: Un Fils)

A Son (Bik Eneich: Un Fils)

Intense, award-winning drama following a family weekend in southern Tunisia that turns into a nightmare when the 11-year-old son is gravely injured in a terrorist shootout.

Best Actor winner (Bouajila) at the 2019 Venice Film Festival.
2019Rating: M, Violence & offensive language96 minsFrance, Lebanon, Qatar, TunisiaArabic, French with English subtitles
DramaWorld Cinema

A Son (Bik Eneich: Un Fils) / Reviews

Stuff

Stuff

An astonishing, testing and honest film.

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The Australian

The Australian

An outstanding piece of filmmaking.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Barsaoui has a bright future ahead of him as a director of dramas that expertly capture complex human emotions within their socio-cultural, historical and political context.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

Compellingly explores the expression "a matter of life and death" via a suspenseful and emotionally draining tale of reverberating collateral damage.

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Variety

Variety

Not many debuting directors are able to bring subtlety and depth to a heart-rending subject, which is just one reason why Mehdi M. Barsaoui’s superb “A Son” deserves significant attention.

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