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Tale of Love and Desire, A

English title: Tale of Love and Desire, A
Original title: Une histoire d'amour et de desir
German title: Tale of Love and Desire, A *
France, 2021

Director: Bouzid, Leyla
Production company: Blue Monday Productions
Co-producers: Arte France Cinéma
Age recommendation: 14 years and up
Length: 102 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Ahmed, 18, French of Algerian origin, grew up in the suburbs of Paris. At the university, he meets Farah, a young Tunisian girl, full of energy, who has just arrived in Paris. While discovering a collection of sensual and erotic Arab literature he never imagined existed, Ahmed falls head over heels in love with Farah, and although literally overwhelmed with desire, he will try to resist it.

Cannes IFF 2021, TIFF Toronto IFF 2021, Zürich IFF 2021, Hamburg IFF 2021, Busan IFF 2021, BFI London IFF 2021, FESPACO Burkina Faso, 2021 (awarded), Sidney IFF 2021, Mannheim-Heidelberg IFF 2021, Cairo IFF 2021, Göteborg IFF 2022, BUFF Malmö 2022, Pula IFF 2022

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