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A Summer in La Goulette

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Director  Ferid Boughedir
Music director  Jean-Marie Senia
Country  France, Belgium, Tunisia
6.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Drama
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Language  French, Arabic, Italian
Release date  1996 (1996)
Writer  Ferid Boughedir, Nouri Bouzid
Screenplay  Ferid Boughedir, Nouri Bouzid
Cast  Sonia Mankaï (Meriem), Ava Cohen-Jonathan (Tina), Sarah Pariente (Gigi), جميل راتب, Claudia Cardinale, مصطفى العدواني
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A Summer in La Goulette (French: Un été à La Goulette, Arabic: صيف حلق الوادي‎‎) is a 1996 film by Tunisian director Férid Boughedir.


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It is a narrative of how intercommunal relations deteriorated in cosmopolitan La Goulette after the end of French rule, especially Muslim-Jewish relations affected by Six-Day War and the rising impact of Islam on the Tunisian society.

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The film also features La Goulette native Claudia Cardinale as herself. The film was entered into the 46th Berlin International Film Festival.

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Youssef (Mustapha Adouani) is a Muslim who works on the TGM and lives in La Goulette. His best friends are Jewish Jojo the brik seller and Sicilian Catholic Giuseppe the fisherman who are also his neighbours. Their daughters grow up together and share prospects for life but the landlord Hadj Beji (Gamil Ratib) has his eyes on Youssef's daughter Meriem (Sonia Mankaï).


  • Gamil Ratib : Hadj Beji
  • Mustapha Adouani : Youssef
  • Guy Nataf : Jojo
  • Ivo Salerno : Giuseppe
  • Michel Boujenah : TSF
  • Claudia Cardinale : herself
  • Sonia Mankaï : Meriem
  • Ava Cohen-Jonathan : Tina
  • Sarah Pariente : Gigi
  • Kais Ben Messaoud : Chouchou
  • Mohamed Driss : Miró
  • References

    A Summer in La Goulette Wikipedia
    A Summer in La Goulette IMDb A Summer in La Goulette

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