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21 Ratings

Man of Ashes

Rih essed

Directed by Nouri Bouzid
Tunisia, 1986


In the ensuing days before his wedding bridegroom Hachemi faces both the anxieties of the future and the shadows of the past. His best friend, Farfat, is the topic of street graffiti and local gossip, which calls his manhood into question.

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Man of Ashes
Directed by Nouri Bouzid

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

1986 | Winner: Un Certain Regard


1989 | International Cinema

Chicago International Film Festival

1986 | Best Feature (Gold Hugo)

Outfest: Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

2002 | Unveiled

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