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DEAR SON

by Mohamed Ben Attia

synopsis

Riadh is about to retire from his work as a forklift operator at the port of Tunis. The life he shares with his wife Nazli revolves around their only son Sami, who is preparing for his high school exams. The boy’s repeated migraine attacks are a cause of much worry to his parents. But when he finally seems to be getting better, Sami suddenly disappears…

international title: Dear Son
original title: Weldi
country: Tunisia, Belgium, France
sales agent: Luxbox
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Mohamed Ben Attia
film run: 104'
release date: FR 21/11/2018
screenplay: Mohamed Ben Attia
cast: Mouna Mejri, Imen Cherif, Mohamed Dhrif, Zakaria Ben Ayyed, Tarik Copti, Taylan Mintas
cinematography by: Frédéric Noirhomme
film editing: Nadia Ben Rachid, Hafedh Laaridhi
art director: Fatma Madani
costumes designer: Olfa Attouchi
music: Omar Aloulou
producer: Dora Bouchoucha Fourati
co-producer: Nadim Cheikhrouha, Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Olivier Père
associate producer: Philippe Logie
line producer: Lina Chaabane Menzli, Cigdem Mater, Delphine Tomson
production: Les Films du Fleuve, Tanit Films, Nomadis Images (TN)
distributor: Bac Films