Brotherhood

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    Brotherhood

    Ikhwène

    Directed by

    Canada, Qatar, Sweden, Tunisia

    2018

    25 min

    • Arabic

    Drama

    Mohamed is deeply shaken and suspicious when his estranged eldest son returns home to rural Tunisia with a mysterious young wife in tow. Every moment in Meryam Joobeur’s wrenching drama is infused with the emotional complexities of a family reunion, and the consequences of past wounds and misunderstanding.

    Awards

    • IWC Short Cuts Award for Best Canadian Short Film

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Salha Nasraoui
    Malek Mechergui
    Rayene Mechergui
    Jasmin Lazid
    Mohamed Houcine Grayaa
    Chaker Mechergui
    Screenplay
    Meryam Joobeur
    Cinematography
    Vincent Gonneville
    Editing
    Anouk Deschênes
    Music
    Peter Venne
    Production
    MIDI LA NUIT
    Production
    CINETELEFILMS
    Sales
    TRAVELLING DISTRIBUTION
    Sales
    TRAVELLING DISTRIBUTION
    Meryam  Joobeur

    Meryam Joobeur

    Tunisian-American writer/director Meryam Joobeur is a graduate of Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema in Montréal. She is currently developing three feature films including the feature version of BROTHERHOOD and has participated in the Berlinale Talent Lab (2016) TIFF Talent Lab (2016) and the Rawi Screenwriter’s Lab (2016).