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55 Ratings

Halfaouine: Child of the Terraces

Asfour Stah

Directed by Férid Boughedir
Tunisia, 1990
Comedy, Drama


Twelve-year-old Noura is an impressionable boy who must learn to reconcile two conflicting worlds – the loving world of Muslim women and the vastly different, harsher world of men – while also dealing with his own budding sexuality.

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Halfaouine: Child of the Terraces Directed by Férid Boughedir

Awards & Festivals

César Awards

1991 | Nominee: Best First Work

Chicago International Film Festival

1990 | Winner: Best First Feature Film (Silver Hugo)