Une histoire d'amour et de désir

Une histoire d'amour et de désir

1 hr 38 min
Not recommended for under 10 years.
Available subtitles
Ahmed, a young Algerian-born suburbanite, meets the attractive Farah at university. Having recently arrived in Paris, the young Tunisian introduces him to a collection of sensual and erotic literature in Arabic which he never suspected existed. Very much in love and consumed with desire, Ahmed tries to resist.

Director: Leyla Bouzid (France/Tunisia, 2020)
With: Sami Outalbali (Ahmed), Zbeida Belhajamor (Farah), Diong-Kéba Tacu (Saidou), Aurélia Petit (Professor Morel)
Genre: drama
Awards: Closing film (Critics' week, Cannes 2021), in competition (Angoulême 2021)
Parental guidance: TV-PG