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125 min 2009 Documentary

Being here

Behind the counter of his shop, Simon, a grocer of "Jewish" denomination, has always been the confidant, the healer and the memory of the inhabitants of Zarzis,a small town in the south-east of Tunisia. His shop is a meeting-place for a collection of portraits; Tahar the progressive teacher; Hadi the accursed painter; Fatma the matchmaker; Béchir the taxi-driver... The shop turns in succession into a political and philosophical arena where everyone expresses their own vision of the world.


Direction and Production

Mohamed Zran
Mohamed Zran

Mohamed Zran

Born August 23, 1959 in Zarzis. Mohamed Zran undertakes higher cinematographic studies at ESEC in Paris. Then, he signs three short films as a director; Virgule, 1987, Th...

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