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El kotbia

Directed by Nawfel Saheb-Ettaba
Tunisia, 2002
Drama

Synopsis

After a few years spent in France and in the West Indies, Jamil comes home as a broken man. He arrives in a bookshop in the centre of colonial Tunis for a temporary job as a clerk. He is attracted to Aicha, 15 years older than him and mother of the book shop owner Tarak.

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El kotbia Directed by Nawfel Saheb-Ettaba