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January 2011 : the revolution bursts in Tunisia, my father’s country. The Tunisian people scream in a rage and I, here in Paris, can feel their revolt vibrating in my heart.
As the Tunisians march and fight for their freedom, I find myself in a moment of turmoil and I soon go through an intense manic episode, so intense that I’m left almost entirely amnesiac. I am diagnosed bipolar and have to live with this black-out.
Five years later, I discover hundreds of videos, dozens of photographs, two notebooks full of writings and drawings, precious pieces of the unsolved puzzle of my memory. These documents show the reality of my month-long stay in a psychiatric clinic and the few weeks that preceded. The project of the film: to recover my memory.