As I Open My Eyes (DVD)

Directed by : Leyla Bouzid
Available Date : 01/10/2017
Release Year : 2015
Running Time : 102
UPC : 738329211820
Country : Tunisia, France, Belgium
Language: Arabic with English subtitles
Subject : Middle Eastern Studies, Women Filmmakers, Gender & Sexuality, 21st Century Politics
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As I Open My Eyes depicts the clash between culture and family as seen through the eyes of a young Tunisian woman balancing the traditional expectations of her family with her creative life as the singer in a politically charged rock band. Director Leyla Bouzid's musical feature debut offers a nuanced portrait of the individual implications of the incipient Arab Spring.

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5.1 Surround

Publish Date : 2016-12-13
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  • Leyla Bouzid - Director
  • Marwen Soltana - Actor
  • Youssef Soltana - Actor
  • Deena Abdelwahed - Actor
  • Lassaad Jamoussi - Actor
  • Aymen Omrani - Actor
  • Montassar Ayari - Actor
  • Ghalia Benali - Actor
  • Baya Medhaffar - Actor


New York Times Critics' Pick "Ms. Medhaffar has the charisma, if not the voice, of the young Joan Baez." -New York Times 

"Best fictional film yet about the Arab Spring." -Indiewire 

"Showcases a stand-out lead performance by first-timer Baya Medhaffar." -Variety 








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