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Shooting to start in September for Terminal Sud

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- The new film by Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche will be toplined by Ramzy Bedia; the Sarrazink production will be distributed in France by Potemkine Films

Shooting to start in September for Terminal Sud
Actor Ramzy Bedia

The first clapperboard will slam on 3 September on the shoot for the sixth feature by Rabah Ameur-ZaïmecheTerminal Sud (lit. “South Terminal”). After having risen to fame in 2002 with Wesh, Wesh, What’s Happening?, the filmmaker then went on to score two Cannes selections in a row with Back Home [+see also:
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 (in Un Certain Regard in 2006) and Dernier Maquis [+see also:
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 (in the Directors’ Fortnight in 2008), before taking part in the Locarno competition in 2011 with Smugglers’ Songs [+see also:
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 (which also won the Jean Vigo Award that same year) and in the Berlinale Forum in 2015 (as well as the Toronto Film Festival) with The Story of Judas [+see also:
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The movie will be toplined by popular actor Ramzy Bedia (particularly good in films such as CoeXister [+see also:
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Life Beyond Me [+see also:
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I’m All Yours [+see also:
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Vandal [+see also:
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 and Headwinds [+see also:
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, and set to grace screens soon in Lola et ses frères and La lutte des classes). In the movie, the screenplay for which was written by the director himself, Bedia plays a doctor who is plunged into the chaos of a civil war. The storyline is billed as halfway between war chronicle and political thriller.

Produced by Sarrazink Productions (the director’s own company), Terminal Sud will be co-produced by Arte France Cinéma and Les Films du Lendemain (Kristina Larsen) with support from the CNC’s advance on receipts, and the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur and Occitanie regions, where shooting will continue for eight weeks. Some filming is also scheduled to take place in Algeria. The French distribution will be handled by Potemkine Films.

(Translated from French)

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