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51th Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Weldi

Fortnight 2018, Feature film, 1h44
World premiere

Synopsis

Riadh is about to retire from his work as a forklift operator at the port of Tunis. The life he shares with his wife Nazli revolves around their only son Sami, who is preparing for his high school exams. The boy’s repeated migraine attacks are a cause of much worry to his parents. But when he finally seems to be getting better, Sami suddenly disappears…

Director

Mohamed Ben Attia

Mohamed Ben Attia was born in Tunis in 1976. He studied audiovisual communication at Valenciennes after graduating at the Institut de Hautes Études Commerciales (IHEC) in Tunis in 1998. He has directed five short films among which Selma selected in competition at Clermont Ferrand in 2014. His first feature Hedi won two awards at the 2016 Berlinale, Best first film and Silver Bear for Best Actor.

Imene Cherif
Mohamed Dhrif
Mouna Mejri
Tarik Copti
Taylan Mintas
Zakaria Ben Ayed

Screenplay
Mohamed Ben Attia
Image
Fréderic Noirhomme
Sound
Ludovic Escallier, Valérie Le Docte, Jean-Stéphane Garbe
Set decoration
Fatma Madani
Editing
Nadia Ben Rachid, Hafedh Laaridhi
Music
Omar Aloulou

Production
Nomadis Images
11 rue Mami
2070 La marsa – Tunisie
+216 71 749 080
nomadis.images@gmail.com
www.nomadis.netC

Coproduction
Les Films du Fleuve (Belgique)
Tanit films (France)

Ventes à l’étranger
Luxbox
6 rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud
75011 Paris – France
+33 7 63 42 26 12
festivals@luxboxfilms.com
www.luxboxfilms.com

Distribution
Bac Films Distribution
9, rue Pierre Dupont
75010 Paris – France
T : +33 1 80 49 10 00
sales@bacfilms.fr
www.bacfilms.com

Presse  France
Moonfleet
Matthieu Rey
+33 6 71 42 95 33
matthieu-rey@moonfleet.fr
Elodie Avenel
+ 33 6 27 41 38 32
elodie-avenel@moonfleet.fr

Presse Internationale
WOLF Consultants
Gordon Spragg, Laurin Dietrich, Michael Arnon
+49 157 7474 9724
hello@wolf-con.com
www.wolf-con.com

Title in Original Version : Mon cher enfant / Dear Son

Cannes projection

Théâtre Croisette
Sunday, May 13 – 11.45 am

Théâtre Croisette
Sunday, May 13 – 8.45 pm

Cinéma Les Arcades / Salle 1
Monday, May 14 – 11.30 am

Studio 13
Monday, May 14 – 9.30 pm

Cinéma Alexandre III
friday, May 18 – 11.30 am