As I Open My Eyes

Leyla BouzidTunisia – 2015 – More information on this movie

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Set on the eve of Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution, the first feature from director Leyla Bouzid follows an up-and-coming underground band as they are pulled in all directions by creative energy, authoritarian oppression, and rebellion. Farah is a young woman at a crossroads. Her medical-school application has just been accepted, and nothing could please her mother more - but Farah's passion is for music, and her underground band is just beginning to get noticed. Their music blends rock with daring lyrics that have the raw poetry of spoken word. Soon enough, the police are alerted to the band's subversive performances and begin to harass them, and when Farah is detained and interrogated, she realizes that one of her friends is a snitch. (tiff)

dvd-edition 318
Language OV arabic Subtitles english, français, deutsch
Length 102 min. Screen 1:1.85 - 16/9 LB, PAL, color Sound DD 5.1 FSK 14 Region code All regions

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