La belle et la meute | Beauty and the Dogs | على كفّ عفريت

Directed by Kaouther Ben Hania Opening Beirut Cinema Screenings on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 8 PM / Released starting March 27 exclusively at Metropolis Empire Sofil

2017 | Tunisia, France, Sweden, Norway, Lebanon, Qatar, Switzerland | 100 min | in Arabic with English subtitles
With: Mariam Al Ferjani, Ghanem Zrelli, Noomen Hamda


During a student party, Mariam, a young Tunisian woman, meets the mysterious Youssef and leaves with him.
A long night will begin, during which she’ll have to fight for her rights and her dignity. But how can Justice be made when it lies on the side of the tormentors?

Lors d’une fête étudiante, Mariam, jeune Tunisienne, croise le regard de Youssef.
Quelques heures plus tard, Mariam erre dans la rue en état de choc.
Commence pour elle une longue nuit durant laquelle elle va devoir lutter pour le respect de ses droits et de sa dignité. Mais comment peut-on obtenir justice quand celle-ci se trouve du côté des bourreaux?


Awards and Festivals

Nominated for Un Certain Regard Award – Festival de Cannes 2017
Youth Jury Award – Valladolid International Film Festival 2017