Writers: Luc Béraud and Serge Moati
This historical film contains a compelling love story of a young couple that returns to Tunisia right before independence in 1956. After having left the country upon his parent’s deaths, Serge now returns with his wife Jeanne, and together they search his homeland, discovering a past of Serge’s parents no one had ever known.
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