Halfaouine: Boy Of The Terraces

  |  Buy to Own: 01/01/1970
  |  96 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC


Ferid Boughedir's film traces the progress through adolescence of a bright young boy, Noura, who lives in Halfaouine, a popular quarter of the old city of Tunis. Anxious to prove himself to his older friends, Noura uses his trips to the public bathouse with his mother as opportunities to discover more about women. the film offers sharp and funny insights into relationships between the sexes in the Arab world.