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1. Machki w'Âoued (2020)

120 min | Comedy

Three complete strangers, a Salafist, a businessman and a troubled husband, get cat-fished by a woman, meet on the spot where an unexplained phenomena occurs to send them back in time, 10 years before the Tunisian Revolution.

Director: Kais Chkir | Stars: Jaafar Guesmi, Karim Gharbi, Bassem Hamraoui, Sofien Dahech

Votes: 20

2. Before It's Too Late (2019)

73 min | Drama

Ali is an old and poor tailor from Tunis who spends his time looking for a buried treasure in an underground gallery in his house. One day, he finds himself stuck with his wife and children... See full summary »

Director: Majdi Lakhdar | Stars: Raouf Ben Amor, Rabia Ben Abdallah, Majd Mastoura, Salma Mahjoubi

Votes: 17

3. A Son (2019)

95 min | Drama

11 year old Aziz needs a liver transplant after being seriously injured during a terrorist ambush while on holiday in 2011. At the hospital a family secret will be revealed.

Director: Mehdi Barsaoui | Stars: Sami Bouajila, Najla Ben Abdallah, Youssef Khemiri, Noomen Hamda

Votes: 344

4. Noura's Dream (2019)

92 min | Drama

With her abusive husband in jail and a coveted divorce pending, hardworking Noura can almost grasp a happy, new life with lover Lassaad - but when the best-laid plans are upended, Noura must tap her unshakable will to fulfill her dream.

Director: Hinde Boujemaa | Stars: Hind Sabri, Lotfi Abdelli, Hakim Boumsaoudi, Imen Cherif

Votes: 187

5. Arab Blues (2019)

88 min | Comedy

After years abroad in Paris, Selma returns to Tunis with the dream of opening up her own psychotherapy practice.

Director: Manele Labidi | Stars: Golshifteh Farahani, Majd Mastoura, Aïsha Ben Miled, Feryel Chammari

Votes: 551

6. The Scarecrows (2019)

98 min | Drama

January 2014. Zina and Joe, around 20, return to Tunisia from the Syrian front where they were sequestrated and raped. Zina has been separated from her two-month-old child, and Joe, being ... See full summary »

Director: Nouri Bouzid | Stars: Nour Hajri, Joumene Limam, Afef Ben Mahmoud, Sondos Belhassen

Votes: 55

7. Guirra (2019)

110 min | Drama

Retraces the life of "Abu Yazid Ibn Khouadway Kadadadi", better known as "Bouzid Sahib El-Himar" ("Bouzid, Master of the Donkey"), who begins his journey by rebelling against injustice, to ... See full summary »

Director: Fadhel Jaziri | Stars: Sarra Hannachi, Ali Jaziri, Emna Jaziri, Taher Issa Belarbi

Votes: 10

8. Fataria, Arab Summit (2019)

80 min | Comedy

The Arab Summit, May 2004, Tunis in turmoil, In this frenzied and burlesque atmosphere, characters intersect without ever really meeting, striving to solve their personal problems.

Director: Walid Tayaa | Stars: Jamel Madani, Sabah Bouzouita, Rim Hamrouni, Nadia Saiji

Votes: 17

9. Porto Farina (2019)

88 min | Comedy, Romance

The film tells the story of a man, Aly, in need of a child, back in his native country to marry his first cousin - a marriage arranged by their respective parents.

Director: Ibrahim Letaïef | Stars: Mohamed Ali Ben Jemaa, Fatma Ben Saïdane, Jamila Chihi, Latifa Gafsi

Votes: 28

10. Tlamess (2019)

120 min | Drama

S is a young soldier in the southern desert of Tunisia. When he learns about his mother's death, he obtains a week's leave and goes back home. He will never return to the camp.

Director: Ala Eddine Slim | Stars: Abdullah Miniawy, Souhir Ben Amara, Khaled Benaïssa

Votes: 125

11. Bidoun 3 (2019)

83 min | Drama

A story of the existential escape of two opposed people, introduced to each other by fate at the mercy of wanderings.

Director: Jilani Saâdi | Stars: Lina Elleuch, Hached Zammourri, Noureddine Mihoub, Mohamed Grayaâ

Votes: 9

12. Dear Son (2018)

104 min | Drama

A Tunisian middle class couple with high hopes for the future of their only son discover he's left to join ISIS in Syria.

Director: Mohamed Ben Attia | Stars: Mohamed Dhrif, Mouna Mejri, Zakaria Ben Ayyed, Imen Cherif

Votes: 226

13. Fatwa (2018)

102 min | Drama

Brahim Nadhour, a Tunisian living in France, returns to Tunis for a son who died in a motorcycle accident. He discovers that the young Marwan was working in a radical Islamist group. Brahim... See full summary »

Director: Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud | Stars: Ghalia Benali, Ahmed Hafiene, Sarra Hannachi, Jamel Madani

Votes: 51

14. Dachra (2018)

113 min | Horror

An investigation into witchcraft leads a trio of journalism students to a mysterious town marked by sinister rituals. Inspired by true events.

Director: Abdelhamid Bouchnak | Stars: Yassmine Dimassi, Hela Ayed, Aziz Jebali, Bilel Slatnia

Votes: 717

15. Look at Me (II) (2018)

96 min | Drama, Family

A Tunisian immigrant has to return home when his wife has a stroke.

Director: Néjib Belkadhi | Stars: Nidhal Saadi, Saoussen Maalej, Aziz El Gebaly, Idryss Kharroubi

Votes: 80

16. Le Pardon (2018)

100 min | Drama

Following an error made in the results of his medical analysis, Fawzi, a judge, has to face one of the victims of his sentencing. This man, a certain Mostari, just released from prison and ... See full summary »

Director: Najwa Slama | Stars: Meriam Ben Hussein, Mohamed Ali Ben Jemaa, Hakim Boumsaoudi, Abed Fahd

Votes: 13

17. Whispering Sands (2018)

95 min | Drama

An encounter in the desert between a lady brought by the tragic past of her family and a guide who discovers, at the end, the dark future of his family...

Director: Nacer Khemir | Stars: Dorra Zarrouk, Hichem Rostom

Votes: 40

18. A Part of Me (III) (2018)

90 min | Drama

What happens if a beloved person disappears, leaving you no choice other than radicalism or the blind faith in a stranger.

Directors: Bilal Athimni, Silvana Santamaria | Stars: Anas Abidi, Zina al Halak, Nour el Houda Amiri, Mohamed Ghazouni

Votes: 10

19. The Crow's Siesta (2018)

85 min | Drama, Romance

After her husband Ibrahim is sent to prison for gambling debts Fatma gets him out by promising to run their debtor's restaurant in the middle of the Sahara Desert.

Director: Moez Kamoun | Stars: Souhir Ben Amara, Abdelmonem Chouayet, Foued Litaiem, Ali Khemiri

Votes: 77

20. Benzine (2017)

90 min | Drama

In southeastern Tunisia, Salem and Halima spend months waiting for news of their son Ahmed, who has been smuggled overseas to Italy.

Director: Sarra Abidi | Stars: Sondos Belhassen, Fatma Ben Saïdane, Jamel Chandoul, Ali Yahyaoui

Votes: 17

21. El Jaida (2017)

110 min | Drama, History

Eight months before the independence of Tunisia, Four Tunisian women of different ages and social conditions, end up in prison, they are condemned to coexist under the authority and injustice of their jailer, El Jaida.

Director: Selma Baccar | Stars: Wajiha Jendoubi, Souhir Ben Amara, Fatma Ben Saïdane, Salma Mahjoubi

Votes: 38

22. Shattered Waves (2017)

90 min | Drama, History

Hassouna, an officer in the french army, is committed to the cause of independence of his country. In disregard of the risks, he transmits information to the independence activists' ... See full summary »

Director: Habib Mestiri | Stars: Ahmed Hafiene, Fatma Nasser, Ivana Pantaleo, Atef Ben Hassine

Votes: 9

23. The Child of the Lazaret (2017)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

Tells the childhood memories of little Claude, son of a guardian in the terrible prison of Porto Farina. The child discovers a world shared between the downfall of the convicts and the ... See full summary »

Director: Kamel Ben Ouanes | Stars: Hamdi Hadda, Mariem Chakroun, Majed Ben Aissa, Magid Ben Aïssa

Votes: 9

24. Mustafa Z (2017)

90 min | Drama

Mustafa, a 44 year old Tunisian, is preparing for a day and night out of the ordinary on the eve of the second round of free presidential elections in 2014 in Tunisia..

Director: Nidhal Chatta | Stars: Abdelmonem Chouayet, Fatma Nasser, Issa Harath, Férid Memmich

Votes: 12

25. Rezk El-Bey Lik (2017)

200 min | Drama, History

Three officers sent by the Bey, arrives to a farming village to collect taxes. The villagers initiate the payoff sharing their goods but the bey's messengers persist in humiliating them, ... See full summary »

Director: Habib Mselmani | Stars: Ali Khemiri, Wahida Dridi, Sara Helaoui, Laroussi Zbidi

Votes: 11

26. Northern Wind (2017)

89 min | Drama

A man in Northern France and a man in the Suburbs of Tunis have their destinies mirror each other, as both the places they work at are relocated, pushing them to deal with the problems that entails.

Director: Walid Mattar | Stars: Philippe Rebbot, Mohamed Amine Hamzaoui, Kacey Mottet Klein, Corinne Masiero

Votes: 141

27. Of Skin and Men (2017)

105 min | Drama, Romance

Following the death of her husband in an accident, young Amel tries to find some consolation in photography. She takes photos of strangers from the street, looking at men as they tend to do towards women.

Director: Mehdi Ben Attia | Stars: Hafsia Herzi, Raouf Ben Amor, Haythem Achour, Sondos Belhassen

Votes: 174

28. Water Rumours (2017)

87 min | Drama

The return of an exiled man, tormented by his past, a lover and a militant. The director, returns to bring up the spirit of The Opera Didon and Aeneas of Purceil that he had to abandon 25 ... See full summary »

Director: Taieb Louhichi | Stars: Hichem Rostom, Jamel Madani, Fatma Ben Saïdane, Slah Msadek

Votes: 10

29. Tunis by Night (2017)

112 min | Drama

After more than two decades working for Tunisia national public radio, Youssef is on his way to retirement. Somewhere in the town of Sidi Bouzid, a young man sets himself on fire. Youssef ... See full summary »

Director: Elyes Baccar | Stars: Raouf Ben Amor, Amira Chebli, Helmi Dridi, Amel Hedhili

Votes: 24

30. Beauty and the Dogs (2017)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

65 Metascore

A college student seeks help after a brutal assault but faces a bureaucratic nightmare when she reveals that her perpetrators are police officers.

Director: Kaouther Ben Hania | Stars: Mariam Al Ferjani, Ghanem Zrelli, Noomen Hamda, Mohamed Akkari

Votes: 1,493 | Gross: $0.01M

31. WOH! (2016)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

The story of the dysfunctional Tounsia family where Zakia, the matriarch of the family loves her son Selim to the point of enslaving the rest of the family. And the rest of the family just ... See full summary »

Director: Ismahane Lahmar | Stars: Mariem Ben Chaâbane, Fatma Ben Saïdane, Nadia Boussetta, Jamila Chihi

Votes: 39

32. Burning Hope (2016)

85 min | Drama

"Burning Hope" is at once the story of an unlikely friendship and the portrait of a fragile country haunted by so many ghosts. Between investigation and intimate story, the movie tells the ... See full summary »

Director: Lotfi Achour | Stars: Doria Achour, Anissa Daoud, Achref Ben Youssef

Votes: 34

33. Thala My Love (2016)

87 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Love in time of revolution in Tunisia, where a political prisoner escapes from jail and returns to his native town "Thala" and look for his beloved fiancee, only he finds chaos in the middle of an uprising.

Director: Mehdi Hmili | Stars: Najla Ben Abdallah, Ghanem Zrelli, Mohamed Dahech, Fatma Ben Saïdane

Votes: 26

34. I Want to Go Mad, Raving Mad (2016)

380 min

A strange traveler crosses the mountains and settles in a charitable family.

Directors: Yosr Guesmi, Mauro Mazzocchi

Votes: 8

35. The Flower of Aleppo (2016)

90 min | Action, Drama, War

A mother refuses to surrender to the statues quo of the new reality of the Arab world and travels into the heart of darkness of ISIS to bring back her recruited son home.

Director: Ridha Behi | Stars: Hind Sabri, Hichem Rostom, Badis Behi, Ahmed Hafiene

Votes: 107

36. Foreign Body (2016)

92 min | Drama

After a young Tunisian woman informs on her radical Islamist brother, she arrives illegally in France, finding danger as well as hope.

Director: Raja Amari | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Sarra Hannachi, Salim Kechiouche, Marc Brunet

Votes: 148

37. The Last of Us (2016)

95 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

N is coming from the desert to reach North Africa and make an illegal crossing to Europe. He steals a boat, but it soon sinks into the middle of the sea, then embarks in an imaginary ... See full summary »

Director: Ala Eddine Slim | Stars: Jahwar Soudani, Fethi Akkari, Jihed Fourti, Slim Majdoub

Votes: 150

38. Lilia, a Tunisian Girl (2016)

84 min | Drama, Romance

Lilia is a girl with magnetic, hypnotic and rare beauty that gives her a power of seduction which she uses and abuses with impunity, until the day she falls madly in love with her alter-ego.

Director: Mohamed Zran | Stars: Samar Matoussi, Raafa Ayadi, Moez Battour, Hélène Catzaras

Votes: 12

39. Eclipses (2016)

Crime, Drama

Hind, a popular television show producer and star presenter, falls in love with Lassaad, a police commissioner who was investigating a murder of a building contractor. in the process, they discover a network of Jihadist smugglers to Syria.

Director: Fadhel Jaziri | Stars: Ali Jaziri, Yasmine Bouabid, Mohamed Driss, Sarra Hannachi

Votes: 9

40. Hedi (2016)

88 min | Drama, Romance

Hedi, a young man with great dreams, is struggling his way through social conventions in Tunisia. While his mother tries to decide his life for him, Hedi meets Rim and suddenly he discovers that his world goes beyond and above conventions.

Director: Mohamed Ben Attia | Stars: Majd Mastoura, Rym Ben Messaoud, Sabah Bouzouita, Hakim Boumsaoudi

Votes: 913

41. Sweet Smell of Spring (2016)

90 min | Comedy

Once upon a time (in 2010 - to be more exact), there was a naive young man called Zizou, who came to a magic city (Tunis, to be more precise) where, on a popular souk and after some ... See full summary »

Director: Férid Boughedir | Stars: Zied Ayadi, Sarra Hannachi, Fatma Ben Saïdane, Zied Touati

Votes: 81

42. Conflict (III) (2015)

95 min | Drama, History

The movie is about the subject of arrests and different forms of repression, physical and moral torture, that were faced by the Islamist opponents of Ben Ali's Regime and their families.

Director: Moncef Barbouch | Stars: Salah Jday, Houcine Mahnouch, Lamia Ameri, Halima Daoud

Votes: 10

43. The Sea Falling for the Blues (2015)

95 min | Adventure, Drama

A young woman meets a young fisherman on a beautiful deserted beach. They spend the day discussing, swimming and playing in the water. While he sleeps on the beach, she leaves the scene and walks slowly away on the beach.

Director: Abdelwaheb Bouden | Stars: Amira Ben Youssef, Mehdi Midani

Votes: 9

44. Dicta Shot (2015)

96 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

In an asylum designed for political opponents to the ruling system, residents are subjected to oppressive practices. The repression is practiced by all the staff, and led by Hazem the ... See full summary »

Director: Mokhtar Ladjimi | Stars: Fatma Ben Saïdane, Salima Chammari, Rim El Benna, Jamel Madani

Votes: 11

45. Borders of Heaven (2015)

83 min | Drama

An ordinary family whose life takes a dramatic turn. Between despair, guilt and desire for life, how to reconstruct when you face the unacceptable ?

Director: Farès Naânaâ | Stars: Lotfi Abdelli, Anissa Daoud, Sophie Ghodhbane, Mouna Noureddine

Votes: 83

46. Narcissus (2015)

90 min | Drama