Philippe Faucon at IFFR
Samia is a French teenager of Algerian origins whose modern ideas clash with the traditions ah home, where her father guards over her morals hardhandedly - and when he is in hospital, her brother takes over.
The complexity and absurdity of war is powerfully portrayed in this psychologically motivated story about treachery during the Algerian civil war.
Dans la vie
A young freethinking nurse of Algerian origins and her very pious mother take on the care of a bitter old Jewish woman who also comes from Algeria. Pent-up tensions lead to confrontations in this contemporary character play.