Fatima DVD

Foreign Language DVDs


SKU: 824255023276 Istiqlal Films

Fatima DVD - 2015 French film directed by Philippe Faucon. Fatima leaves her Moroccan village for the first time at the age of 20, to set out with her husband in France. Twenty years later, she is divorced and Fatima lives on her own with two daughters to support: 15-year old Souad, a teenager in revolt, and 18-year old Nesrine, who is starting medical school. Fatima speaks French poorly and is constantly frustrated by her daily interactions with her daughters. Her pride and joy, they are also a source of worry. To ensure the best possible future for them, she works odd hours as a cleaning woman. One day, she takes a fall on the stairs. On leave, Fatima begins to write to her daughters in Arabic that which she has never been able to express in French. Stars Soria Zeroual, Zita Hanrot and Kenza Noah Aïche. In French and Arabic, 79 minutes, unrated. Optional English subtitles. Winner of three César awards.