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50th Directors’ Fortnight May 9-19, 2018

Kindil el Bahr

Fortnight 2016, Short film, 40min

Synopsis

During a beach excursion, Nfissa, a young mother, is lynched to death by a group of young men, while swimming offshore. Nobody seems to witness her disappearing. Anxiety and fear grow among the family, especially as, on the same beach, bathers suddenly die.

Director

Damien Ounouri

Algerian director Damien Ounouri is based in Algiers. His first feature documentary Fidaï (2012) was produced by Chinese director Jia Zhang Ke. It was screened at the Toronto International Film Festival and did a theatrical release in France. Kindil is his first fiction film.

Adila Bendimerad
Aziz Boukerouni
Jawad Ayachi
Jawhara Ayachi
Nabil Asli
Souad Sebki

Screenplay
Adila Bendimerad, Damien Ounouri

Image
Mohamed Tayeb Laggoune

Sound
Ali Mahfiche, Hafidh Moulfi, Li Dan-Feng

Editing
Matthieu Laclau, Damien Ounouri, Adila Bendimerad

Music
Fethi Nadjem, Khaled & Zahouania

Production
Mediacorp
Résidence, Les Deux Bassins, El-Achour
16000 Alger – Algérie
T : +213 661 204 087
el-hadi@mediacorpgroup.com
www.mediacorpgroup.com

Title in Original Version : Kindil