Directed by Raja Amari
This "Tunisian answer to Dirty Dancing" (Stephen Holden, New
York Times) follows a beautiful widow on her bold journey of
self-discovery. Feeling alone after the death of her husband, Lilia (Hiam
Abbass) trails her daughter into the hedonistic Tunisian nightclub world
of belly dancers. The sensual dance entrances the widow, bringing her out
of her shell. Arabic and French with English subtitles. Tunisia.