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Man of Ashes is a tunisien film of genre Drama directed by Nouri Bouzid with Mustapha Adouani

Man of Ashes (1985)

Rih essedd (Bon débarras)

Man of Ashes
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Length 2h28
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OriginTunisie
Genres Drama
Rating61% 3.099853.099853.099853.099853.09985

Man of Ashes (Arabic: ريح السد‎, translit. Rih essed) is a 1986 Tunisian drama film directed by Nouri Bouzid. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1986 Cannes Film Festival.

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Un jeune ébéniste de Sfax, Hachemi, doit suivre la décision de ses parents et se marier. Cependant, lui et un autre garçon, Farfat, ont été violés dans leur enfance par leur contremaître Ameur, et en restent traumatisés.

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