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Of Sheep and Men

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Of Sheep and Men (Des moutons et des hommes)

Directed by Karim Sayad

  • Switzerland, France, Qatar 2017; 78 min
  • Original version: Arabic
  • Genre: Documentary
    • Soleure Prize - Solothurn FF

  • TIFF Docs


  • From the director of MY ENGLISH COUSIN presented at Pitching du Réel

Synopsis

Algiers, 2016. Habib, 16, dreams of becoming a vet. Unable to study for his hoped-for profession, he has bought a sheep named El Bouq. His goal? Training the animal to become a fighting champion. Meanwhile, 42-year-old Samir no longer has any dreams and just wants to sell enough sheep before Eid to make ends meet.

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