A film directed by Mounia Meddour
Official Selection - Un Certain Regard - Cannes 2019
Best Promising Actress - César 2020 (France)
Best First Film - César 2020 (France)
Drama - 105 minutes - France, Algeria, Belgium, Qatar - 2019
screening in French with English subtitles
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Nedjma, an 18 year-old student passionate about fashion design refuses to let the tragic events of the Algerian Civil War to keep her from experiencing a normal life and going out at night with her friend Wassila. As the social climate becomes more conservative, she rejects the new bans set by the radicals and decides to fight for her freedom and independence by putting up a fashion show.
Amira Hilda DOUAOUDA
Screenplay: Mounia MEDDOUR
Photography: Léo LEFEVRE
Editing: Damien KEYEUX